ERIC Number: EJ1021360
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Karl Marx, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Black Underachievement in the United States and United Kingdom
Tomlin, Carol; Wright, Cecile; Mocombe, Paul C.
Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, v7 n4 p214-228 2013
This article synthesizes Marxian conceptions of identity construction within capitalist relations of production with the Wittgensteinian notion of "language games" to offer a more appropriate relational framework within which scholars ought to understand the Black-White academic achievement gap in America, the United Kingdom, and globally.
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Blacks, Whites, Academic Achievement, Social Systems, Social Structure, Social Class, Language Usage, Education, Mass Media, Ideology, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom; United States
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