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ERIC Number: EJ835533
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
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Trouble Don't Set Like Rain: Minority Status and Black Parents' Educational Decisions
Munn-Joseph, Marlene S.
Journal of School Public Relations, v27 n4 p397-419 Fall 2006
Using grounded theory methodology combined with the interpretive lens of critical race theory, this study examines perceptions of minority status by 2 Black parents who have opted out of the public education system. Through the conceptual lens of stereotype threat, 2 contrasting examples illustrate how the perception of minority status affects parents' construction of perspectives that guide their educational decision making.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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