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Title Black men in the academy : narratives of resiliency, achievement, and success / edited by Brian L. McGowan, Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood, David F. Hibbler, Jr
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 234 pages)
Contents Reframing Black Male Success in Education : Narratives of Resiliency, Inspiration, and Success / Brian L. McGowan, Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood, and David Hibbler, Jr. -- The College Graduate : My Life translated by Kanye West / J.T. Snipes -- The Experience of a Black Male Doctoral Reentry Student after Attrition : A Self Reflective Study / Ferlin G. McGaskey -- Pursuit of Happiness : Reflections From a Young Man / Jameel A. Scott -- Family First : Exploring the Connection between Supportive Relationships and Self-Efficacy / Michael Steven Williams -- Building on Our Mathematical Legacy of Brilliance : A Critical Race Reflective Narrative / Christopher C. Jett -- He became a WHAT?!? : Memoirs of a somewhat unlikely journey into academia / Willis A. Jones -- Am I Special? Rethinking notions of exceptionality in Black Male Success Narratives / Keon M. McGuire -- An Inspirational and Onerous Journey from the Great Migration to the Academy / Christopher B. Newman -- Projects to Ph. D. : Falling through the Cracks and Finding Success / Don C. Sawyer III -- The Black Male Body and The (Post?)Colonial University : Identity Politics and the Tyranny of Meritocracy / T. Elon Dancy II -- Nobody knows the Trouble I've Seen in the Academy / John Michael Lee, Jr -- Integrating Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice as a Practitioner in Higher Education / Eric Love -- Exploring the Resiliency, Achievement, and Academic Success of a Direct Descendant of the Prince Edward County, Virginia (1959-1964) School Lockout / Terence Hicks
Summary "Using an anti-deficit approach, Black Men in the Academy explores narratives of resiliency, success, and achievement for black men in the academy. This book is an important text for scholars interested in promoting success in education for underrepresented minorities."--Publisher's website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African American men -- Education (Higher)
African American men -- Education (Graduate)
African American college teachers.
African American scholars.
African American male college students.
Academic achievement -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author McGowan, Brian Lamont, editor
Palmer, Robert T., editor
Wood, J. Luke, 1982- editor
Hibbler, David, editor
LC no. 2015018160
ISBN 1137567287 (electronic bk.)
1349554537 (print)
9781137567284 (electronic bk.)
9781349554539 (print)