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Gordon, Edmund W. – Journal of Negro Education, 2007
"The Journal of Negro Education" was born during the third decade of the 20th century. "The Journal" has reflected concern with race and racial discrimination as a central problem in the education of Negro people. During its 75th anniversary, the legacy of "The Journal" continues and has remained the educational,…
Descriptors: Race, Economic Status, Racial Discrimination, African American Education
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Gordon, Edmund W. – Journal of Negro Education, 1985
Examination of the social science knowledge base relative to Afro-Americans indicates that the social sciences traditionally have attempted to understand the life experiences of socially diverse groups through a narrow cultro/ethnocentric perspective and against an equally narrow standard. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Cultural Differences, Ethnocentrism, Minority Groups
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Gordon, Edmund W.; Bhattacharyya, Maitrayee – Journal of Negro Education, 1992
Examines questions arising from concern for Africentric and multicultural education, including the nature of diversity and the relationships among cultural hegemony, cultural diversity, and cultural pluralism. Changing conceptions of intelligence, knowledge, and education are considered in relation to the treatment of cultural and ethnic…
Descriptors: Afrocentrism, Concept Formation, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences
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Yowell, Constance M.; Gordon, Edmund W. – Journal of Negro Education, 1996
Critiques recent efforts to improve the capacity of human service institutions to meet the needs of urban youth, and identifies the dissonance between the risk factors associated with these youth's cultural identities and the norms of the social institutions serving them. Discusses ways of overcoming this dissonance. (GR)
Descriptors: Conflict of Interest, Criticism, Cultural Influences, Disadvantaged