People of Color in the United States: Contemporary Issues in Education, Work, Communities, Health, and Immigration, 1st Edition

  • Kofi Lomotey
  • Pamela Braboy Jackson
  • Muna Adem
  • Paulina X. Ruf
  • Valire Carr Copeland
  • Alvaro Huerta
  • Norma Iglesias-Prieto
  • Donathan L. Brown
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 161069855X
  • ISBN-13: 9781610698559
  • DDC: 305.800973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1675 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This expansive, four-volume ready-reference work offers critical coverage of contemporary issues that impact people of color in the United States, ranging from education and employment to health and wellness and immigration.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Guide to Related Topics.
1: Adult Education.
2: Affirmative Action in Higher Education.
3: African-Centered Education.
4: American Indian Colleges and Universities: Boarding Schools to Native American Studies.
5: Black Male Students from Preschool Through High School.
6: Career and Technical Education.
7: College Athletics.
8: College-Going Rates.
9: Community Colleges.
10: Culturally Relevant Education.
11: Desegregation of Schools.
12: Developmental Education in Colleges and Universities.
13: English Language Learners.
14: Ethnic Studies.
15: For-Profit Colleges and Universities.
16: Gifted Education.
17: Graduate Studies.
18: Graduation and Retention Rates.
19: Health and Education.
20: High School Graduation Rates.
21: Hispanic-Serving Institutions.
22: Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
23: Homeless Students.
24: International/Global Education.
25: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Students of Color.
26: Mentoring Programs in Colleges and Universities.
27: Pacific Islander Colleges.
28: Parent and Family Engagement in Education.
29: Poverty and Students.
30: Predominantly White Colleges and Universities.
31: Preschools.
32: Principal Preparation.
33: Private Education.
34: Racism in Colleges and Universities.
35: Racism in Schools.
36: Reforms in Schools.
37: Religious Schools.
38: Resegregation of Schools.
39: School Choice.
40: School Discipline.
41: School-to-Prison Pipeline.
42: Special Education.
43: Standardized Testing in Schools.
44: Teacher Education.
45: Technology in Schools.
46: Tracking in Schools.
47: TRIO Programs for College and University Students.
Perspectives and Debate.
48: Is Preschool Education Important for Children of Color?.
49: Is Homeschooling Good for Students of Color?.
50: Are Charter Schools Good for Students of Color?.
51: Was Busing a Failure?.
52: Do Community Colleges Benefit Students of Color?.
53: Have Minority-Serving Institutions of Higher Education Outlived Their Usefulness?.
Recommended Resources.
About the Editor and Contributors.