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ERIC Number: EJ932019
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1245
African American Male Achievement: Using a Tenet of Critical Theory to Explain the African American Male Achievement Disparity
Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C.
Education and Urban Society, v43 n4 p431-450 Jul 2011
Although African Americans continue to demonstrate a desire for education, Black male enrollment and completion rates in higher education are dismal when compared to other ethnic groups. Researchers and scholars have noted various theories and philosophies responsible for the academic disengagement of African American men in higher education. This article provides a new contextual lens for understanding the academic disengagement of Black men using a tenet of critical theory as a method to explain the African American male achievement disparity. Additionally, this research offers employable strategies and activities that may encourage Black male achievement. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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