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Roberts, Rosemarie A. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2011
This article examines the pedagogical processes through which dance choreography and performance embody issues of social injustices. The author draws on ethnographic data of prominent black choreographers/dancers/educators, Katherine Dunham and Ronald K. Brown, to consider the behind the scene complex, interdependent practices of embodiment and to…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Racial Attitudes, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination
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Bell, Lee Anne; Roberts, Rosemarie A. – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background/Context: Research in Europe and the United States shows that racial position shapes and gives voice to the stories people tell about race and racism, and filters how such stories are perceived and understood by listeners. Although not uniformly the case, people from the majority White racial group tend to emphasize forward progress and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Racial Bias, Teaching Methods, Race
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Roberts, Rosemarie A.; Bell, Lee A.; Murphy, Brett – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2008
In this article, we examine how youth in one urban high school talked about race and racism while participating in a curriculum that introduced the analytic lens of story types (stock stories, concealed stories, resistance stories, and counterstories) to look at race and racism and engage these issues through storytelling and the arts. We draw on…
Descriptors: Language Usage, High School Students, Focus Groups, Urban Schools
Fine, Michelle; Torre, Maria Elena; Boudin, Kathy; Bowen, Iris; Clark, Judith; Hylton, Donna; Martinez, Migdalia; Missy; Roberts, Rosemarie A.; Smart, Pamela; Upegui, Debora – 2001
The impact of college on women in a maximum-security prison was examined in a 3-year study of current and former inmates of New York's Bedford Hills Correctional Facility (BHCF). The data sources were as follows: (1) a review of program records; (2) one-on-one interviews of 65 inmates conducted by 15 inmates; (3) focus groups with 43 women in BHCF…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Annotated Bibliographies