Black American Males in Higher Education: Research, Programs and Academe

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Henry T. Frierson, James H. Wyche, Willie PearsonJr.
Emerald Group Publishing, Dec 4, 2009 - Education - 376 pages
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Volume 7 is the second of two volumes in "Emerald's Diversity in Higher Education" series that specifically address the state of Black American males in higher education today. In this volume, the contributing authors, who as in Volume 6, come from a wide range of institutions and disciplines, present rich discussions related to reports on research and theoretical views pertaining to Black males in higher education. Further, presented in this volume are significant discussions of intervention programs within or associated with institutions of higher education as well as discourses on critical perspectives regarding the situation for Black males in academe. Many of the topics discussed in the two volumes have often been overlooked regarding the level of importance, but the gravity of the situation has become increasingly apparent and Volume 7 looks to contribute to content that address this crucial educational and societal issue surrounding the circumstances of Black American males and higher education.
 

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Contents

Preparation and retention of African American males in institutions of higher education
1
Chapter 2 AfricanAmerican males and the logic of a geospatial higher education project
21
Extracurricular participation as a simple indicator of the propensity of young Black men toward postsecondary education
37
Chapter 4 Enhancing identity development and sense of community among African American males in higher education
57
schools successful at producing black male graduates
79
Chapter 6 Promoting college aspirations among schoolage black American males
117
Chapter 7 Role of historically Black colleges and universities in recruiting and retaining African American males
139
Chapter 8 African American males in US science
169
Chapter 10 African American males in academic science and engineering
209
An introspective view
223
From the 1970s to the present
247
Breakages in the pipelines
267
Chapter 14 Factors affecting the presence of African American males on counseling and psychology training program faculties
287
an examination of the African American Researchers in Computing Sciences program
317
Prescriptive viewpoints
331
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Past present and a future of opportunity
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