Education in the Black diaspora : perspectives, challenges, and prospects / edited by Kassie Freeman and Ethan Johnson

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Subjects: Blacks--Education--Cross-cultural studies
African diaspora
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, 2012
Series: Routledge research in education 69
Routledge research in education 69
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: xvi, 198 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Figures and Tables xi
Preface: Black Populations in the Diaspora---Educational Perspectives, Challenges, and Prospects / Ethan Johnson xiii
pt. I . Overview of the African Diaspora Educational Experience
1.. Historical Overview of Black Populations in the Diaspora: A Review of Their Educational Challenges / Kassie Freeman 3
2.. Defending Self Worth: A Hidden Talent of Children of the African Diaspora / Kamau Bobb 13
pt. II . Educational Challenges and Perspectives: Black Populations Globally
3.. Race, Nation, and Schooling in Esmeraldas, Ecuador / Ethan Johnson 27
4.. Black Canadians' Perspective on Educational Opportunities 48
5.. Black Students, Schooling, and Education in the United Kingdom / Cecile Wright 66
6.. Education and Black People in Portugal / Fernando Ka 72
7.. The Educational Experiences of Caribbean People in France / Crystal M. Fleming 79
8.. Challenging Swedish Exceptionalism? Teaching While Black / Ylva Habel 99
9.. Education of the African Diaspora in Germany / John W. Long 123
10.. Education and Pasifika Communities in Aotearoa/New Zealand / Camille Nakhid 136
11.. Situating Russia in the Contemporary Globalized Context of African Americans and Black Populations Worldwide: Challenges and Opportunities / Kassie Freeman 155
12.. Structured Partialities: The African Educational Experience in Ireland / Larissa Malone 163
pt. IV . Conclusion
13.. Concluding Thoughts / Ethan Johnson 185
Contributors 189
Index 193
Additional Authors: Freeman, Kassie
Johnson, Ethan
Notes: LCCN: 2011023598
ISBN: 9780415890342 (hardback)
ISBN: 0415890349 (hardback)
ISBN: 9780203152973 (ebook)
ISBN: 0203152972 (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary: "This volume gathers scholars from around the world in a comparative approach to the various educational struggles of people of African descent, advancing the search for solutions and bringing to light new facets of the experiences of Black people in the era of globalization"-- Provided by publisher
OCLC Number: 778843516
ISBN/ISSN: 9780415890342
0415890349
9780203152973
0203152972