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The Resource Black American students in an affluent suburb : a study of academic disengagement, John U. Ogbu

Black American students in an affluent suburb : a study of academic disengagement, John U. Ogbu

Label
Black American students in an affluent suburb : a study of academic disengagement
Title
Black American students in an affluent suburb
Title remainder
a study of academic disengagement
Statement of responsibility
John U. Ogbu
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The study reported in this book focuses on the academic performance of Black American students. Not only do these students perform less well than White students at every social class level, but also less well than immigrant minority students, including Black immigrant students
Member of
Awards note
American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award, 2003
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Ogbu, John U
Dewey number
371.829/96/073
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education
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  • African Americans
  • Academic achievement
  • Educational equalization
Label
Black American students in an affluent suburb : a study of academic disengagement, John U. Ogbu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Black Academic Achievement and Its Explanations -- Black-White Academic Achievement Gap -- Academic Disengagement in Shaker Heights -- Explaining the Academic Gap; Conventional and Alternative Explanations -- Societal and School Factors -- Race Relations -- Pygmalion in History, Society, and School -- Leveling -- Counselors, Teachers, and Discipline -- Community Forces -- Opportunity Structure: Schooling and Getting Ahead -- Collective Identity, Culture, and Language -- Peer Pressures -- The Family -- Community Forces and Academic Disengagement: A Summary of Findings -- Policy Implications
Control code
ocm52234751
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781410607188
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52234751
Label
Black American students in an affluent suburb : a study of academic disengagement, John U. Ogbu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Black Academic Achievement and Its Explanations -- Black-White Academic Achievement Gap -- Academic Disengagement in Shaker Heights -- Explaining the Academic Gap; Conventional and Alternative Explanations -- Societal and School Factors -- Race Relations -- Pygmalion in History, Society, and School -- Leveling -- Counselors, Teachers, and Discipline -- Community Forces -- Opportunity Structure: Schooling and Getting Ahead -- Collective Identity, Culture, and Language -- Peer Pressures -- The Family -- Community Forces and Academic Disengagement: A Summary of Findings -- Policy Implications
Control code
ocm52234751
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781410607188
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52234751

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