ERIC Number: ED531061
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Apr-12
Abstractor: As Provided
Affinity Spaces and Identity: Recommended Children's Literature for Use in Schools
Schrader, Lindsay L.; Holder, K. C.
The purpose of this review of literature was to describe affinity spaces and identity formation for children of color in schools and recommend texts currently in use. The literature reviewed included studies utilizing qualitative and quantitative research and the Undoing Racism workshop. Topics reviewed include affinity spaces, understanding blackness, and teaching whiteness. Recommendations for improving the effectiveness of using affinity spaces include teachers' challenges and a sample bibliography of 44 books by grade-level band used currently in a school to enhance practice.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States