African American culture and heritage in higher education research and practice / edited by Kassie Freeman

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Subjects: African Americans--Education (Higher)--Social aspects
African Americans--Education (Higher)--Social aspects--Research
Educational anthropology--United States
Educational anthropology--United States--Research
Higher education and state--United States
Higher education and state--United States--Research
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: xiv, 237 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction / Kassie Freeman 1
Overview: African American Participation in Higher Education / Reginald Wilson 7
Pt. I. Considering African American Culture in Higher Education Research 13
Ch. 1. Black to Africa: Some Research Paradigms Reflecting a Black World View / Raymond A. Winbush 15
Ch. 2. From Africa to America: The Relationship between Culture and Experience / Mia D. Alexander-Snow 23
Ch. 3. African American Students and Self-Concept Development: Integrating Cultural Influences into Research and Practice / Tamela M. Heath 33
Ch. 4. Historical Origins of Change: Implications for African Americans in Higher Education / Carolyn J. Thompson 43
Pt. II. Examining African American Higher Education Research Issues and Paradigms 57
Ch. 5. And Who Shall Control Their Minds?: Race Consciousness and Collective Commitments among African American Students / Walter R. Allen 59
Ch. 6. The College Experience: A Conceptual Framework to Consider for Enhancing Students' Educational Gains / Lemuel W. Watson 75
Ch. 7. "Am I Black Enuf fo Ya?" Black Student Diversity: Issues of Identity and Community / Lori S. White 93
Ch. 8. Self-Segregation: An Oxymoron in Black and White / Sybril M. Bennett 121
Ch. 9. Doing What Comes Unnaturally: Increasing African American Faculty Presence in Predominantly White Colleges and Universities / William B. Harvey 133
Ch. 10. Cultural Capital and the Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Educational Reproduction / James Earl Davis 143
Pt. III. Addressing Higher Education Policy and Practice as They Relate to African American Culture 155
Ch. 11. Policy, Practice, and Performance: Strategies to Foster the Meaningful Involvement of African Americans in Higher Education Decision-Making Processes / Wynetta Y. Lee 157
Ch. 12. The Relationship between Evaluation Effort and Institutional Culture: Mixing Oil and Water? / Bruce Anthony Jones 173
Ch. 13. African Americans and College Choice: Cultural Considerations and Policy Implications / Kassie Freeman 181
Ch. 14. Higher Education and Teacher Preparation: Meeting the Challenges and Demands for Academic Success of Urban Youth / Clancie M. Wilson 195
Ch. 15. Higher Education Policies and Professional Education in American Black Colleges / Beverly Lindsay 207
Concluding Thoughts / Kassie Freeman 223
Index 225
About the Editor and Contributors 233
Additional Authors: Freeman, Kassie
Notes: LCCN: 98011130
ISBN: 0275958442 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 38304541
ISBN/ISSN: 0275958442