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ERIC Number: ED528202
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec-22
Pages: 198
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4158-9034-2
Education in the Black Diaspora: Perspectives, Challenges, and Prospects. Routledge Research in Education
Freeman, Kassie, Ed.; Johnson, Ethan, Ed.
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
This volume gathers scholars from around the world in a comparative approach to the various educational struggles of people of African descent, advancing the search for solutions and bringing to light new facets of the experiences of black people in the era of globalization. This book begins with "Black Populations in the Diaspora: Educational Perspectives, Challenges, and Prospects," a preface by Kassie Freeman and Ethan Johnson. Part 1, Overview of the African Diaspora Educational Experience, contains: (1) Historical Overview of Black Populations in the Diaspora: A Review of Their Educational Challenges (Kassie Freeman); and (2) Defending Self Worth: A Hidden Talent of Children of the African Diaspora (Jillian Ford and Kamau Bobb). Part 2, Educational Challenges and Perspectives: Black Populations Globally, contains: (3) Race, Nation and Schooling in Esmeraldas, Ecuador (Ethan Johnson); (4) Black Canadians' Perspective on Educational Opportunities (Clancie Wilson); (5) Black Students, Schooling and Education in the United Kingdom (Cecile Wright); (6) Education and Black People in Portugal (Fernando Ka); (7) The Educational Experiences of Caribbean People in France (Crystal Fleming); (8) Challenging Swedish Exceptionalism? Teaching While Black (Ylva Habel); (9) Education of the African Diaspora in Germany (John Long); (10) Education and Pasifika Communities in Aotearoa/New Zealand (Camille Nahkid); (11) Situating Russia in the Contemporary Globalized Context of African Americans and Black Populations Worldwide: Challenges and Opportunities (Kassie Freeman); and (12) Structured Partialities: The African Educational Experience in Ireland (Larissa Malone). Part 3, Conclusion, contains: (13) Concluding Thoughts (Kassie Freeman and Ethan Johnson).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; Ecuador; France; Germany; Ireland; New Zealand; Portugal; Russia; Sweden; United Kingdom