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Authors: Erhabor Ighodaro (Miami Dade County Public Schools, FL) and Greg Wiggan (University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC) 
Book Description:
This book examines the historical context of African Americansí educational experiences, and it provides information that helps to assess the dominant discourse on education, which emphasizes White middle-class cultural values and standardization of studentsí outcomes. Curriculum violence is defined as the deliberate manipulation of academic programming in a manner that ignores or compromises the intellectual and psychological well being of learners. Related to this are the issues of assessment and the current focus on high-stakes standardized testing in schools, where most teachers are forced to teach for the test.

Table of Contents:
Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: National Trends in Education, pp. 19

Chapter 2: Education and the Curriculum: Background and Social Relevance, pp. 21-50

Chapter 3: Research Process and Method, pp. 51-65

Chapter 4: Formation: Stages of Development, pp. 67-78

Chapter 5: Deformation: Stages of Development, pp. 79-97

Chapter 6: Conformation and Student Development, pp. 99-113

Chapter 7: Reformation and Student Identity, pp. 115-130

Chapter 8: Transformation: Curriculum and Student Identity, pp. 131-141

Chapter 9: Reflections and Recommendations, pp. 143-157

About the Authors, pp. 159

Appendices
Appendix A: Interview Schedule, pp. 163-165
Appendix B: Demographical Data Form, pp. 167
Appendix C: Thematic Statement for Validation "2nd Interview" Schedule, pp. 169-172

Appendix D: Coded Matrix From 1st Interview, pp. 173-182
Appendix E: Aggregating the Codes by Interview Schedule, pp. 183-189

References
Index

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      Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-084-4
   Status: AV
  
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