Researching Race in Education

Researching Race in Education

Author: Adrienne D. Dixon

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781623966782

Category: Education

Page: 277

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In traditional educational research, race is treated as merely a variable. In 1995, Gloria Ladson-Billings and William F. Tate, IV argued that race is under-theorized in education and called for educational researchers to pay closer attention to the relationship between race and educational inequity (Ladson-Billings and Tate, 1995). In particular, they argued, drawing on legal scholar, Derrick Bell’s notion of Racial Realism (Bell, 1995), that racialized inequities are not accidental or aberrant; rather, racialized educational inequities are the result of particular and specific policies and practices that are designed to maintain particular forms of dominance and marginalization. More specifically, Bell and later Ladson-Billings and Tate, argue that racial inequity persists despite liberal policies and legislation that were ostensibly designed to eradicate it. The Racial Realist perspective takes into the consideration the longevity and history of racism, racial inequity and White supremacy in the U.S. and serves as a mirror to reflect back the limitations of proposed policies and legislation that fail to address those issues. In this way, Critical Race Theory and the scholars who draw on CRT, view our work as an important “check and balance” in the effort toward racial equality.

Condition or Process? Researching Race in Education

Condition or Process? Researching Race in Education

Author: Adrienne D. Dixon

Publisher: American Educational Research Association

ISBN: 9780935302868

Category: Education

Page: 262

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The question of why we need to think about how we research race demands a conceptualization of race that captures both its social construction and its temporal evolution. We need both an understanding of race and clarity about how we talk about it in our design and conduct of research, and in how we interpret and apply it in our findings. As a field, we can use research on race and racism in education to help construct social change. Our purpose with this volume is to underscore the persistence of the discriminatory actions—processes—and the normalization of the use of race (and class)—conditions—to justify the existing and growing disparity between the quality of life and opportunity for middle-class and more affluent Whites and that for people of color and people of color who live in poverty. As editors of this volume, we wonder what more we could learn and understand about the process and condition of race if we dare to ask bold questions about race and racism and commit to methods and analyses that respect the experiences and knowledges of our research participants and partners.

Researching Race in Education

Researching Race in Education

Author: Adrienne D. Dixson

Publisher: Information Age Publishing

ISBN: 1623966779

Category: Education

Page: 270

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A volume in Education Policy in Practice: Critical Cultural Studies Series Editors Edmund T. Hamann, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Rodney Hopson, George Mason University In traditional educational research, race is treated as merely a variable. In 1995, Gloria Ladson-Billings and William F. Tate, IV argued that race is under-theorized in education and called for educational researchers to pay closer attention to the relationship between race and educational inequity (Ladson-Billings and Tate, 1995). In particular, they argued, drawing on legal scholar, Derrick Bell's notion of Racial Realism (Bell, 1995), that racialized inequities are not accidental or aberrant; rather, racialized educational inequities are the result of particular and specific policies and practices that are designed to maintain particular forms of dominance and marginalization. More specifically, Bell and later Ladson-Billings and Tate, argue that racial inequity persists despite liberal policies and legislation that were ostensibly designed to eradicate it. The Racial Realist perspective takes into the consideration the longevity and history of racism, racial inequity and White supremacy in the U.S. and serves as a mirror to reflect back the limitations of proposed policies and legislation that fail to address those issues. In this way, Critical Race Theory and the scholars who draw on CRT, view our work as an important "check and balance" in the effort toward racial equality.

The Relationality of Race in Education Research

The Relationality of Race in Education Research

Author: Greg Vass

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1138501077

Category: Education

Page: 182

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This edited collection examines the ways in which the local and global are key to understanding race and racism in the intersectional context of contemporary education. Analysing a broad range of examples, it highlights how race and racism is a relational phenomenon, that interconnects local, national and global contexts and ideas. The current educational climate is subject to global influences and the effects of conservative, hyper-nationalist politics and neoliberal economic rationalising in local settings that are creating new formations of race and racism. While focused predominantly on Australia and southern world or settler colonial contexts, the book aims to constructively contribute to broader emerging research and debates about race and education. Through the adoption of a relational framing, it draws the Australian context into the global conversation about race and racism in education in ways that challenge and test current understandings of the operation of race and racism in contemporary social and educational spaces. Importantly, it also pushes debates about race and racism in education and research to the foreground in Australia where such debates are typically dismissed or cursorily engaged. The book will guide readers as they navigate issues of race in education research and practice, and its chapters will serve as provocations designed to assist in critically understanding this challenging field. It reaches beyond education scholarship, as concerns to do with race remain intertwined with wider social justice issues such as access to housing, health, social/economic mobility, and political representation.

Critical Race Theory in Higher Education: 20 Years of Theoretical and Research Innovations

Critical Race Theory in Higher Education: 20 Years of Theoretical and Research Innovations

Author: Dorian L. McCoy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119111924

Category: Education

Page: 136

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Critical race theory (CRT) was introduced in 1995 and for almost twenty years, the theory has been used as a tool to examine People of Color’s experiences with racism in higher education. This monograph reviews the critical race literature with a focus on race and racism’s continued role and presence in higher education, including: • legal studies and history, • methodology and student development theory, • the use of storytelling and counterstories, and • the types of and research on microaggressions. The goal of the editors is to illuminate CRT as a theoretical framework, analytical tool, and research methodology in higher education. As part of critical race theory, scholars and educators are called upon to extend their commitment to social justice and to the eradication of racism and other forms of oppression. This is the 3rd issue of the 41st volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education issue, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.

Ethics, Ethnicity, and Education

Ethics, Ethnicity, and Education

Author: Mal Leicester

Publisher: Kogan Page Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015025245823

Category: Education

Page: 227

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This collection of essays discusses the major moral and multicultural issues facing education. Its contributors examine the separate schools debate, the establishment of democratic schools, pupils' perspectives and personal experiences, the values implicit in anti-racist, multicultural education and the preparation of teachers as moral educators. The text will be of interest to all those involved in education as well as multicultural support services and race relations groups.

Inventory of Research in Racial and Cultural Relations

Inventory of Research in Racial and Cultural Relations

Author: University of Chicago. Committee on Education, Training, and Research in Race Relations

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105117225404

Category: Research

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Vols. 1-5, no. 1 are annotated bibliographies (with subject indexes); v.5, no. 2/3, Proceedings of the Conference on Research in Race Relations, Chicago, 1952; v. 5, no. 4, Cumulative author and subject indexes to v. 1-5, no. 1.

Handbook of Research on Educational Administration

Handbook of Research on Educational Administration

Author: Joseph Murphy

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: UOM:39015046395722

Category: Education

Page: 582

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Sponsored by the American Educational Research Association In this completely revised edition of the Handbook of Research on Educational Administration, distinguished scholars draw from recent and classic studies to offer cross-disciplinary views of the most important research in K-12 education. They address the challenges that school leaders and policymakers face, the pressures that bear on their work, and the issues that they must address in order to create successful schools and districts. This comprehensive reference shows how organizational and leadership theory and practice have not only influenced, but responded to systemic changes in education--ranging from theories of learning to changing student demographics. The contributors are among the most respected researchers and thinkers in the field of educational leadership and administration. In twenty-four chapters, they examine the individual, organizational, and institutional dimensions of leadership--especially as they relate to changing views of teaching and learning, new forms of school organization and governance, and shifting trAnds in the social and community climate. The authors also pay particular attention to the changing roles and responsibilities of school administrators and the vital task of preparing new professionals for the field. Their explorations set the agAnda for future research and policy development. The Handbook of Research on Educational Administration is a vital reference for scholars, researchers, administrators, and graduate students who want to learn the fundamentals and latest findings in educational administration.

Multicultural Research

Multicultural Research

Author: Carl A. Grant

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780203980842

Category: Education

Page: 353

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This is a book at the cutting edge of research on multiculturalism. With contributions from top American authors currently working in this area, the result is a text that not only dissects the multicultural issues facing education in the USA today, but also reveals the methods and procedures of research into this contentious area.