The School Achievement of Minority Children

To be born into a lower caste or castelike minority—a Buraku in Japan or a black in America, for example —is to grow up with the conviction that one's life will eventually be restricted to a small and poorly rewarded set of social roles ...

The School Achievement of Minority Children

Lower school achievement of minority children is usually explained by projecting "deficits" upon the children -- deficits that are attributed to genetic or environmental causes. In contrast with tradition, the contributors to this book demonstrate how group differences in academic accomplishment and test scores are affected by cultural factors and standard educational practices as well.

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Schooling Poor Minority Children
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Martha R. Bireda
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-16 - Publisher: R&L Education

Schooling Poor Minority Children: New Segregation in the Post-Brown Era explores the 'redesign of school segregation' and explains why resegregation of schools in the post-Brown era is so destructive for poor minority students.
Minority Rules
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: David Lublin
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Named the American Political Science Association's Best Book on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics for 2014 When we think of minorities--linguistic, ethnic, religious, regional, or racial--in world politics, conflict is often the first thing that comes to mind. Indeed, discord and tension are the depressing norms in many states across the
Muslim Minority Higher Education Institutions in a Northern Indian Province
Language: en
Pages: 147
Authors: Gulnaz Khan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-29 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book details an intensive case study of an Indian state that is more or less representative of the Muslim minorities in the country as a whole. The northern Indian province under study has a fair amount of Muslim population with a good number of educational institutions at different levels
Constitutional Safeguards for Weaker Sections and the Minorities in India
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Bindeshwar Pathak, B. N. Srivastava
Categories: Constitutional law
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Concept Publishing Company

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States and Minorities
Language: en
Pages: 102
Authors: Bindeshwar Pathak, B. N. Srivastava
Categories: Caste
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Gautam Book Center

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