ERIC Number: EJ473808
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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"Time Is Not on Our Side": Cultural vs. Structural Explanations of Black American Women Students' Achievement in the Urban, Nonelite University.
Arnold, Faye W.
Urban Review, v25 n3 p199-220 Sep 1993
Using interview data from 42 working, lower- and underclass African-American female college students, this article challenges the primacy of the cultural argument that educational failure of African-American women is primarily the result of their adherence to oppositional cultural forms and a preindustrial sense of time that inhibits success in higher education. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, College Students, Educationally Disadvantaged, Employment Problems, Equal Education, Family Problems, Females, Financial Problems, Higher Education, Interviews, Low Achievement, Low Income Groups, Poverty, Time Factors (Learning), Urban Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: California (Los Angeles)