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Title Reconstructing drop-out : a critical ethnography of the dynamics of Black students' disengagement from school / George J. Sefa Dei [and others].
Imprint Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1997.

Subject Dropouts -- Ontario.
Students, Black -- Ontario.
Blacks -- Education -- Ontario.
Alt Name Dei, George J. Sefa (George Jerry Sefa), 1954-
Add Title Drop-out
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 288 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-280) and indexes.
Summary "Based on a three-year study in the greater Toronto area, Reconstructing 'Drop-out' establishes a new frame of reference for understanding the drop-out dilemma. It is a call for social action and transformation that should not be ignored by researchers, teachers, administrators, and the Black community at large."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
Contents ""CONTENTS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""PREFACE""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""One: Introduction""; ""Two: Research Methodology""; ""Three: The Social Construction of a 'Drop-out': Dispelling the Myth""; ""Four: Understanding Student Disengagement""; ""Five: Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender""; ""Six: Authority, Power, and Respect""; ""Seven: Streaming and Teacher Expectations: Social Change or Reproduction?""; ""Eight: Curriculum: Content and Connection""; ""Nine: Framing Issues of Identity and Representation""; ""Ten: The Colour of Knowledge: Confronting Eurocentrism""
""Eleven: Family, Community, and Society""""Twelve: Visions of Educational and Social Change""; ""Thirteen: The Missing Link""; ""APPENDICES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""AUTHOR INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""SUBJECT INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""W""
ISBN 9781442679078 (electronic bk.)
1442679077 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 806953558
Additional Format Print version: Reconstructing drop-out. Toronto : Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1997 080204199X (DLC) 98132445 (OCoLC)39043083

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