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Kids Don't Want to Fail: Oppositional Culture and the Black-White Achievement Gap


reviewed by Jane Rochmes — October 25, 2011

coverTitle: Kids Don't Want to Fail: Oppositional Culture and the Black-White Achievement Gap
Author(s): Angel L. Harris
Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge
ISBN: 0674057724, Pages: 336, Year: 2011
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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: October 25, 2011
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16569, Date Accessed: 10/16/2018 8:27:24 AM

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  • Jane Rochmes
    University of Michigan
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    JANE ROCHMES is a Ph.D. candidate in the Joint Doctoral Program in Public Policy and Sociology at the University of Michigan. She studies race, education, and inequality, and is especially interested in ways educational policy and schools perpetuate or ameliorate racial achievement disparities. She is currently working on her dissertation, which explores teachers’ beliefs about whether family background and home environment are barriers to effective teaching. Other current projects investigate school-based health service provision and the for-profit college sector.
 
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