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Education in the Black Diaspora

Perspectives, Challenges, and Prospects

Edited by Kassie Freeman, Ethan Johnson

Routledge – 2012 – 198 pages

Series: Routledge Research in Education

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    978-0-415-89034-2
    December 21st 2011

Description

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.

Contents

Preface: Black Populations in the Diaspora: Educational Perspectives, Challenges, and Prospects Kassie Freeman and Ethan Johnson Part 1: Overview of the African Diaspora Educational Experience 1. Historical Overview of Black Populations in the Diaspora: A Review of Their Educational Challenges Kassie Freeman 2. Defending Self Worth: A Hidden Talent of Children of the African Diaspora Jillian Ford and Kamau Bobb Part 2: Educational Challenges and Perspectives: Black Populations Globally 3. Race, Nation and Schooling in Esmeraldas, Ecuador Ethan Johnson 4. Black Canadians’ Perspective on Educational Opportunities Clancie Wilson 5. Black Students, Schooling and Education in the United Kingdom Cecile Wright 6. Education and Black People in Portugal Fernando Ka 7. The Educational Experiences of Caribbean People in France Crystal Fleming 8. Challenging Swedish Exceptionalism? Teaching While Black Ylva Habel 9. Education of the African Diaspora in Germany John Long 10. Education and Pasifika Communities in Aotearoa/New Zealand Camille Nahkid 11. Situating Russia in the Contemporary Globalized Context of African Americans and Black Populations Worldwide: Challenges and Opportunities Kassie Freeman 12. Structured Partialities: The African Educational Experience in Ireland Larissa Malone Part 3: Conclusion 13. Concluding Thoughts Kassie Freeman and Ethan Johnson

Author Bio

Kassie Freeman currently serves as the third System Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs for the Southern University System and A & M College System and Professor of Education.

Ethan Johnson is an assistant professor in the Black Studies Department at Portland State University.

Name: Education in the Black Diaspora: Perspectives, Challenges, and Prospects (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Kassie Freeman, Ethan Johnson. 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...
Categories: International & Comparative Education, Sociology of Education, Education Politics, African Studies