ERIC Number: EJ545736
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Telling Stories: Students and Administrators Talk about Retention.
White, Carolyne J.; Shelley, Clarence
New Directions for Student Services, n74 p15-34 Sum 1996
Uses autobiographical narratives by authors and student collaborators to construct a criticism of retention programs and these programs' promotion of institutional racism. Examines historical deculturization, the objectification of students of color, and the power-knowledge nexus. Concludes with suggestions for establishing the credibility of retention initiatives. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special theme issue on "Leveling the Playing Field: Promoting Academic Success for Students of Color."