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Blum, Lawrence A
High schools, race, and America's future : what students can teach us about morality, diversity, and community / Lawrence Blum
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT1523 .B57 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Race awareness -- United States
High school students -- United States -- Attitudes
Physical Description ix, 262 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-243) and index
Contents The first day: stereotypes and their consequences -- Comfort and suspicion: the historical construction of race -- "Smedley is a woman?": students grapple with challenging texts -- Intervention in racial incidents: the question of moral symmetry -- Reflections on immigration and race: complicating the discussion of racism -- The African role in slavery: morality, history, and economics -- Banneker, Walker, and Jefferson: challenging the notion of black inferiority -- Reflections on expectations and potential: different students, different needs -- Hair, skin, and pride: moral symmetry revisited -- Looking back on slavery: racial identity and moral self-concept -- The N-word: boundaries and community in a multiracial classroom -- The last day: students reflect on diversity and learning

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