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  1. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking

    Educational Thought and Practice

    By Richard R. Valencia

    Series: The Critical Educator

    Deficit thinking is a pseudoscience founded on racial and class bias. It "blames the victim" for school failure instead of examining how schools are structured to prevent poor students and students of color from learning. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking provides comprehensive critiques...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Persistent Inequality

    Contemporary Realities in the Education of Undocumented Latina/o Students

    By Maria Pabon Lopez, Gerardo R. Lopez

    Series: The Critical Educator

    The children of undocumented migrants in the U.S. are trapped at the intersection of two systems in crisis: the public education system and the immigration law system. Based on a long tradition of scholarship in Latino education and on newer critical race theory ideas, Persistent Inequality answers...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Foundations of Critical Race Theory in Education

    Edited by Edward Taylor, David Gillborn, Gloria Ladson-Billings

    Series: The Critical Educator

    The emergence of Critical Race Theory (CRT) marked an important point in the history of racial politics in the legal academy and the broader conversation about race and racism in the United States. More recently, CRT has proven an important analytic tool in the field of education, offering critical...

    Published February 25th 2009 by Routledge

  4. American Indian Education

    Counternarratives in Racism, Struggle, and the Law

    By Matthew L. M. Fletcher

    Series: The Critical Educator

    America Indian culture and traditions have survived an unusual amount of oppressive federal and state educational policies intended to assimilate Indian people and destroy their cultures and languages. Yet, Indian culture, traditions, and people often continue to be treated as objects in the...

    Published May 28th 2008 by Routledge

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