Coverart for item
The Resource Contentious curricula : Afrocentrism and creationism in American public schools, Amy J. Binder

Contentious curricula : Afrocentrism and creationism in American public schools, Amy J. Binder

Label
Contentious curricula : Afrocentrism and creationism in American public schools
Title
Contentious curricula
Title remainder
Afrocentrism and creationism in American public schools
Statement of responsibility
Amy J. Binder
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book compares two challenges made to American public school curricula in the 1980s and 1990s. It identifies striking similarities between proponents of Afrocentrism and creationism, accounts for their differential outcomes, and draws important conclusions for the study of culture, organizations, and social movements. Amy Binder gives a brief history of both movements and then describes how their challenges played out in seven school districts. Despite their very different constituencies--inner-city African American cultural essentialists and predominately white suburban Christian conservat
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Binder, Amy J.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton studies in cultural sociology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Curriculum change
  • Social movements
  • Afrocentrism
  • Creationism
  • Programmes d'études
  • Mouvements sociaux
  • Afro-centrisme
  • Créationnisme
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • Afrocentrism
  • Creationism
  • Curriculum change
  • Social movements
  • United States
  • Theory & Practice of Education
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
Label
Contentious curricula : Afrocentrism and creationism in American public schools, Amy J. Binder
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-295) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to Afrocentrism and Creationism, challenges to educational "injustice" -- The challengers -- History of the three Afrocentric cases: Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and New York State -- Cultural, political, and organizational factors influencing Afrocentric outcomes -- History of the four Creationist cases: Louisiana State; California State; Vista, California; and Kansas State -- Cultural, political, and organizational factors influencing Creationist outcomes -- Making more institutional the study of change
Control code
ocn521239598
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691117904
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctts174
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)521239598
Label
Contentious curricula : Afrocentrism and creationism in American public schools, Amy J. Binder
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-295) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to Afrocentrism and Creationism, challenges to educational "injustice" -- The challengers -- History of the three Afrocentric cases: Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and New York State -- Cultural, political, and organizational factors influencing Afrocentric outcomes -- History of the four Creationist cases: Louisiana State; California State; Vista, California; and Kansas State -- Cultural, political, and organizational factors influencing Creationist outcomes -- Making more institutional the study of change
Control code
ocn521239598
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691117904
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctts174
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)521239598

Library Locations

    • Copley LibraryBorrow it
      5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA, 92110-2492, US
      32.771354 -117.193327
Processing Feedback ...