Race, Culture and Agency: Examining the Ideologies and Practices of US Teachers of Black Male Students
This study examines teachers of Black male students in a United States secondary school setting. Qualitative methods were used to document teachers' ideologies of and practices with their Black male students. In general, teachers drew upon competing structural and cultural explanations of Black male social and academic outcomes, while also engaging in practices that contested school barriers for Black males. Teacher beliefs about and practices with their Black male students were inconsistent in many ways, yet their agency on behalf of Black males might be understood as essential to Black male educational progress.
Allen, Q. (2015). Race, culture and agency: Examining the ideologies and practices of US teachers of Black male students. Teaching and Teacher Education 47, 71-81. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2014.12.010
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