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Porfilio, Brad J., Ed.; Viola, Michael J., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
Illuminating hip-hop as an important cultural practice and a global social movement, this collaborative project highlights the emancipatory messages and cultural work generated by the organic intellectuals of global hip-hop. Contributors describe the social realities--globalization, migration, poverty, criminalization, and racism--youth are…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Critical Theory, Multicultural Education, Cultural Activities
Brown, Ruth Nicole, Ed.; Kwakye, Chamara Jewel, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
"Wish To Live: The Hip-hop Feminism Pedagogy Reader" moves beyond the traditional understanding of the four elements of hip-hop culture--rapping, breakdancing, graffiti art, and deejaying--to articulate how hip-hop feminist scholarship can inform educational practices and spark, transform, encourage, and sustain local and global youth…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Freedom, Intimacy, Autobiographies
Prier, Darius D. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
"Culturally Relevant Teaching" centers hip-hop culture as a culturally relevant form of critical pedagogy in urban pre-service teacher education programs. In this important book, Darius D. Prier explores how hip-hop artists construct a sense of democratic education and pedagogy with transformative possibilities in their schools and communities. In…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Urban Schools, Critical Theory, Teacher Education Programs
Beachum, Floyd D.; McCray, Carlos R. – Peter Lang New York, 2011
"Cultural Collision and Collusion" addresses the complexity of problems that surround youth culture and school culture. By broadening the scholarly dialogue and examining and disseminating relevant research to practitioners, the book seeks to provide insight into youth culture and some manifestations of popular culture (e.g., hip-hop). In…
Descriptors: Music, School Culture, Popular Culture, Educational Psychology
Carlson, Dennis, Ed.; Roseboro, Donyell L., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2011
The book aims to change the conversation about sexuality education for adolescents, making it consistent with a democratic cultural politics that is attuned to changes in youth and popular culture. Traditional sex education is nearly obsolete; sexuality curriculum is now primarily learned through popular culture and youth culture, which teach…
Descriptors: Hidden Curriculum, Sex Education, Popular Culture, Citizenship Education
Steinberg, Shirley R., Ed – Peter Lang New York, 2010
The second edition of "19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City" adds new questions to those in the original volume. Continuing the developing conversation in urban education, the book is provocative in style and rich in detail. Emphasizing the complexity of urban education, Shirley R. Steinberg and the authors ask direct questions about what…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Critical Theory, Dropouts
Kincheloe, Joe L., Ed.; Hayes, Kecia, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2007
This book examines the maligned students who populate urban schools and finds a talented group of resilient young people who deserve the support of the larger society. The editors and authors explore the ways such students are undermined, in the process developing new ways of teaching based on an understanding and appreciation of them.…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools, Urban Education
Brown, M. Christopher, II, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2007
"Still Not Equal: Expanding Educational Opportunity in Society" addresses the successes and failures of "Brown v. Board of Education" and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as well as the continuing challenge of expanding educational opportunity in the United States and across the Black diaspora. The educational, political, and social influence…
Descriptors: African American Students, Urban Schools, Physical Education, Race