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Author Binder, Amy J., 1964-

Title Contentious curricula : Afrocentrism and creationism in American public schools / Amy J. Binder.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  375.001 B511c 2002    ---  Available
Description xi, 307 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Princeton studies in cultural sociology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-295) and index.
Contents Introduction to Afrocentrism and Creationism, challenges to educational "injustice" -- The challengers -- History of the three Afrocentric cases : Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and New York State -- Cultural, political, and organizational factors influencing Afrocentric outcomes -- History of the four Creationist cases : Louisiana State; California State; Vista, California; and Kansas State -- Cultural, political, and organizational factors influencing Creationist outcomes -- Making more institutional the study of change.
Subject Curriculum change.
Social movements.
Afrocentrism -- Study and teaching.
Creationism -- Study and teaching.
ISBN 0691091803 (alk. paper)

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