ERIC Number: ED443311
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Brothers of the Academy: Up and Coming Black Scholars Earning Our Way in Higher Education.
Jones, Lee, Ed.
This book offers 26 papers by black male scholars that examine the experience of being a black man in the academy and demonstrate what black men have contributed to the scholarly enterprise. After a Foreword by the editor and an Introduction by Lee Jones, in Part 1, "Characteristics of the Academy," includes eight papers that cover topics such as: equity and parity in higher education policy; black administrators at white institutions; racial identity and historically black and historically white institutions; the language and scholarship of freedom and resistance; mastering historical, cultural, and social dialectical challenges; multicultural curricula; and institutional ethics. Part 2, "Navigating the Academy," focuses on black male psychology; African American men in various academic disciplines, preparing a university for diversity; the role of mentoring, the impact of American social systems on African American men; managing family and career; and working toward advanced degrees. Part 3, "Featured Scholarship," examines ancient Egyptian family and social organization, health counseling for black men; the personal costs of being a black male in academe; black male images in athletics; black male leadership; empowering black children; and the impact of the marketplace on ethnic minorities, business, and the government. (All papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Athletics, Black Achievement, Black Colleges, Black Culture, Black Stereotypes, Black Teachers, College Administration, College Faculty, Counseling, Curriculum Development, Diversity (Faculty), Diversity (Student), Educational Policy, Equal Education, Ethics, Family Life, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Leadership, Males, Mentors, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Psychological Patterns, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination, Racial Identification, Role Models, Scholarship, Social Influences
Stylus Publishing, LLC, 22841 Quicksilver Drive, Sterling, VA 20166-2012 ($24.95); Web site: http://Styluspub.com.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
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