Swimming Up Stream 2

Agency and Urgency in the Education of Black Men: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 150
Product Number: EB00684261
Released: Aug 31, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119284123
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Description

This volume is the continuation of a two-part series that focuses on salient topics and issues affecting Black males as they engage in adult education and learning. Considering the historical and current effects on the way these men participate in adult education, this volume broadens the conversations around adult Black males' educational experiences by utilizing academic research as well as program descriptions and personal narratives with a concern for the "lived experiences." More specifically, the authors explore: -the agency of Black men in carving out pathways to success, -the programs that support these endeavors, and -the role of civil society in facilitating or inhibiting their progress. Topics covered include the digital divide, sports, professional career development, sexuality, role of religion, college as a choice, and the Black Lives Matter initiative. Practitioners will be encouraged toreflect on their own practices as they work toward engagement of Black males in learning communities.This is the 150th volume of the Jossey Bass series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, it explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.

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Author(s): Drayton
Original Publish Date: Jun 21, 2016

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