"Critical race theory examines the social construction of the law, administrative policy, electoral politics, and political discourse in the U.S. Race Is ... Race Isn't presents a group of qualitative research studies, literature reviews, and commentaries that collectively articulate critical race theory in secondary and post-secondary educational settings. The editors of this book explore links and conflicts with other areas of difference, including language, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation, with the goal of opening a dialogue about how critical race theory can be incorporated into education research methodologies."--Jacket.
Introduction to critical race theory in educational research and praxis / Daria Roithmayr -- Just what is critical race theory and what's it doing in a nice field like education? / Gloria Ladson-Billings -- Critical race theory and praxis: Chicano(a)/Latino(a) and Navajo struggles for dignity, educational equity, and social justice / Sofia Villenas, Donna Deyhle, and Laurence Parker -- "Adelante!": toward social justice and empowerment in Chicana/o communities and Chicana/o studies / Marc Pizarro -- Research methods as a situated response: toward a first nations' methodology / Mary Hermes -- Toward a definition of a Latino Family research paradigm / Nitza M. Hidalgo -- Formations of Mexicananess: Trenzas de identidades múltiples (growing up Mexicana: braids of multiple identities) / Francisca E. Gonzaléz -- Race, class, gender, and classroom discourse / Marlia Banning -- Critical race theory and interest convergence in the desegregation of higher education / Edward Taylor -- Negotiating borders of consciousness in the pursuit of education: identity politics and gender of second-generation Korean American women / Lena Domyung Choe -- Separate and still unequal: legal challenges to school tracking and ability grouping in America's public schools / Paul E. Green -- Conclusion / William F. Tate IV
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