ERIC Number: ED306328
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
More Recent Literature on Urban and Minority Education. ERIC/CUE Digest No. 49.
This document reviews the following books on urban and minority education: (1) "Communicating Racism: Ethnic Prejudice in Thought and Talk" (Teun A. van Dijk), which discusses the ways that prejudice and negative stereotypes are conveyed in discourse and then socially reproduced in everyday thought, talk, and action; (2) "American Business and the Public School: Case Studies of Corporate Involvement in Public Education" (Marsha Levine and Roberta Trachtman, Eds.), which presents case studies that provide a good cross-section of local environments, school agendas, and business efforts that can define and help determine the success of the school-business relationship; (3) "Human Rights and Education" (Norma Bernstein Tarrow, Ed.), which contains 13 essays that address both the universal right to be educated, and education abut human rights; (4) "Young, Black, and Male in America: An Endangered Species" (Jewell Taylor Gibbs, Ed.), which contains essays discussing the social and economic plights that beset young, black, mostly urban males; and (5) "Urban Ethnicity in the United States: New Immigrants and Old Minorities" (Lionel Maldonaldo and Joan Moore, Eds.), which contains essays that describe the new immigrant population, indicate how the population has been integrated into existing American society, and assess the impact of new immigrants on institutions and on the areas where they locate. (BJV)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Black Youth, Blacks, Book Reviews, Civil Liberties, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Ethnic Bias, Immigrants, Interpersonal Communication, Males, Minority Groups, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination, School Business Relationship, Social Cognition, Urban Education, Urban Population, Urban Problems, Youth Problems
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Book/Product Reviews
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY.