African Americans and Homeschooling: Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges - Routledge Research in Education

Mazama, Ama (Temple University, USA)

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Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents? decision to educate their children at homeand the strategies they?ve developed to overcome potential obstacles. Citing current issues such as culture, religion and safety, the book challenges the commonly expressed view that black parents and their children have divested from formal education by embracing homeschooling as a constructive strategy to provide black children with a valuable educational experience.


154 pages, 8 black & white illustrations, 6 black & white tables, 2 black & white line drawings

Media Bøger     Hardcover Book   (Bog med hård ryg og stift omslag)
Udgave 1st edition
Released Storbritannien, 12/09-2014
ISBN13 9781138807327
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Pages 144
Dimensions 229 × 152 × 23 mm
Weight 590 gram
Language English