Search results for: Racial segregation
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This article investigates the identity work of three non-Aboriginal young women pre-service teachers taking part in a professional placement in remote Aboriginal Australia. The author also considers the ways in which their identity work might challenge colonizing discourses and racialized forms of power. The author concludes that the participants in this study performed a variety of subjective positions which worked to both reinforce and challenge colonial discourse and racialized forms of power.
Updated: Jun. 03, 2018
Assessing Neighborhood Racial Segregation and Macroeconomic Effects in the Education of African Americans
The triangulated approach of this review assesses (a) the association of a neighborhood’s racial segregation and low level of economic resources to less academic success, (b) whether certain neighborhood social processes lower children’s educational performance, and (c) if residential opportunity leads to improvements in educational performance after children leave impoverished and segregated neighborhoods for integrated and middle-class areas.
Updated: Mar. 14, 2012
This article describes the process that five graduate students interviewed 11 community members about their memories of racial desegregation in southern Illinois. The researchers used these stories to develop instructional materials and a supplementary website (Beyond a Story Well Told) for a middle school classroom. The article concludes that the researchers' use of oral histories about segregation in Carbondale gives students the unique opportunity to witness how a national event was and is relevant to their own community.
Updated: Jan. 23, 2012