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Dimitriadis, Greg – Urban Education, 2015
This article revisits the central impulse behind early advocacy for ethnographic approaches to hip hop--that critics should try as much as possible to limit their own certainties around what hip hop can and might mean. While ethnographic approaches can engender the kinds of personal dislocations that allow for this negotiation, they do not…
Descriptors: African American Culture, Popular Culture, Urban Education, Urban Youth
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Emdin, Christopher; Lee, Okhee – Teachers College Record, 2012
Background/Context: With the ever increasing diversity of schools, and the persistent need to develop teaching strategies for the students who attend today's urban schools, hip-hop culture has been proposed to be a means through which urban youth can find success in school. As a result, studies of the role of hip-hop in urban education have grown…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Teaching Methods, Science Education, Social Capital
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Prier, Darius D. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2013
In this article, the social imagination of community-based sites of urban resistance enable out-of-school literacy practices in Black popular culture to foreground the contemporary context in which youth empowerment is nurtured in out-of-school learning settings. Second, the author chronicles how youth advocates in hip-hop--based community…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Music, Cultural Context, African American Culture
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Stovall, David – Urban Education, 2006
This article seeks to locate hip-hop in the realm of popular culture in education. Through the use of song lyrics, the author suggests the use of rap music to provide context for the humanities and social sciences in secondary curriculum. Using a theoretical and practical lens, the article argues for the use of hip-hop and other elements of…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Popular Culture, Music, High School Students
Robinson, Petra A., Ed.; Allen-Handy, Ayana, Ed.; Bryant, Amber, Ed.; Lewis, Chance W., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
In 2014, The Urban Education Collaborative at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte hosted its first biennial International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE) in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In 2016, the second hosting of the conference took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Additionally, in 2018, the third hosting of the conference took place in…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, 21st Century Skills
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