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Integration interrupted : tracking, black students, and acting White after Brown

Integration interrupted : tracking, black students, and acting White after Brown

Author: Karolyn Tyson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"An all-too-popular explanation for why black students aren't doing better in school is their own use of the 'acting white' slur to ridicule fellow blacks for taking advanced classes, doing schoolwork, and striving to earn high grades. Carefully reconsidering how and why black students have come to equate school success with whiteness, Integration Interrupted argues that when students understand race to be connected  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tyson, Karolyn.
Integration interrupted.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010017252
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karolyn Tyson
ISBN: 9780199792474 019979247X 9780199943951 0199943958
OCLC Number: 704275499
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 222 pages)
Contents: Everyday Experience, Culture, and Acting White --
On Becoming a Cultural Object: Academic Achievement and Acting White among Black Students --
Susceptibility to Oppositional Peer Cultures --
Belonging: Course Selection and Race in the Age of "Laissez-Faire" Tracking.
Responsibility: Karolyn Tyson.


Integration Interrupted focuses on the consequences, particularly for black students, of the practice of curriculum tracking in the post-Brown era, and on the relationship between racialized tracking  Read more...


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Integration Interrupted is a masterpiece. In this beautifully written and meticulously researched book, Karolyn Tyson's close examination of how our schools are implicated in the creation of Read more...

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