ERIC Number: ED130799
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Demythologizing the Inner-City Child.
Granger, Robert C., Ed.; Young, James C., Ed.
This collection of papers from a conference sponsored by Georgia State University addresses a variety of issues and myths regarding inner-city children. Chapters deal with: (1) the educational theory of W.E.B. DuBois; (2) the explicit and implicit meaning of demythologizing the inner-city child; (3) the education of inner-city children; (4) intelligence; (5) reducing test bias in readiness tests; (6) changing teachers' perceptions; (7) attitudes and nonstandard dialects; (8) the creative arts-in-education; (9) information processing competencies of inner-city black children; (10) learning racial identity; (11) the problem of self-concept, race, and social myth; (12) a developmental theory of the inner-city child; (13) effects of childrearing practices on cognitive development of infants; and (14) effects of maternal dominance on black children. (MS)
Descriptors: Black Dialects, Black Education, Child Rearing, Cognitive Development, Cultural Pluralism, Disadvantaged Youth, Family Structure, Infants, Inner City, Intelligence, Intelligence Tests, Language Acquisition, Mothers, Racial Attitudes, Racism, Self Concept, Teacher Attitudes
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1834 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D. C. 20009 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.