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ERIC Number: ED492077
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul-28
Pages: 146
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-57886-429-1
Mentoring Young Men of Color: Meeting the Needs of African American and Latino Students
Hall, Horace R.
Rowman & Littlefield Education
This book investigates the value of school-based mentoring (SBM) in the lives of adolescent African America and Latino males and offers alternative, more positive ways in which society can embrace them. Understanding that mentoring is a cultural practice, this book informs schools and communities of the roles and responsibilities that they have in fighting against the public assault on America's youth and helping young males of color see themselves as redeemable and as fully human. This book serves to expand consciousness, while enlightening both scholarship and community to the less understood lives young minority males. Horace Hall presents readers with a range of classroom activities and recommendations that will enrich mentoring and teaching practices and enhance one's perception of students of color. Written in an engaging and accessible language, this book encourages extensive dialogue related to the relevance and essentialism of school-based mentoring, as it speaks to both student and community advocacy. This book will be of interest to scholars and students of education, sociology, psychology and social work, as well as those concerned with curriculum design, school counseling, classroom management, and community development. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Youth Mentoring: A View Through Multiple Lenses; (2) Embracing Young Males of Color in the School Domain; (3) Constructing a Space for Boys; (4) Extending beyond a Space for Boys; (5) A REAL History Lesson Part 1: Origins of a SBM Program; (6) A REAL History Lesson Part 2: A Quest for Realness; and (7) REAL Profiles: Mentors and Mentees.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners
Language: English
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