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ERIC Number: EJ309433
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Reading Achievement and the Social-Cultural Frame of Reference of Afro-American Children.
Boykin, A. Wade
Journal of Negro Education, v53 n4 p464-73 Fall 1984
Describes and assesses different explanations for the low reading achievement level amongst Afro-American children and critiques traditional attempts to remedy this dilemma. Recommends a holistic approach that fuses cultural difference and social structural approaches to reading and acknowledges that motivational processes are central. (RDN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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