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Theoretical Perspectives on American Indian Education Taking a New Look at Academic Success and the Achievement Gap

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ISBN-10: 0759119910

ISBN-13: 9780759119918

Edition: 2010

Authors: Terry Huffman

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List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/16/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 278
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
American Indian Education Scholarship
The Beginning of a Disciplinary Tradition
Nature of Scholarly Theory
Theory and Education Scholarship
Emergence of American Indian Education Theory
Themes in American Indian Education Theoretical Perspectives
About the Theoretical Perspectives
The Enduring Concern: Educational Success
Suggested Reading
Cultural Discontinuity Theory
Overview of Cultural Discontinuity Theory
Intellectual History of Cultural Discontinuity Theory
The Premise of Cultural Discontinuity Theory
Cultural Discontinuity Theoretical Assumptions on American Indian Education
Implications of Cultural Discontinuity Theory
Criticisms of Cultural Discontinuity Theory
Discussion on the Reading
Suggested Reading
Teachers' Cultural Knowledge and Understanding of American Indian Students and Their Families
Structural Inequality Theory
Overview of Structural Inequality Theory
Intellectual History of Structural Inequality Theory
The Premise of Structural Inequality Theory
Structural Inequality Theoretical Assumptions on American Indian Education
Implications of Structural Inequality Theory
Criticisms of Structural Inequality Theory
Discussion on the Reading
Suggested Reading
Constructing Failure and Maintaining Cultural Identity: Navajo and Ute School Leavers
Interactionalist Theory
Overview of Interactionalist Theory
Intellectual History of Interactionalist Theory
The Premise of Interactionalist Theory
Interactionalist Theoretical Assumptions on American Indian Education
Implications of Interactionalist Theory
Criticisms of Interactionalist Theory
Discussion on the Reading
Suggested Reading
Ethnicity and the Concept of Social Integration in Tinto's Model of Institutional Departure
Transculturation Theory
Overview of Transculturation Theory
Intellectual History of Transculturation Theory
The Premise of Transculturation Theory
Transculturation Theoretical Assumptions on American Indian Education
Implications of Transculturation Theory
Criticisms of Transculturation Theory
Discussion on the Reading
Suggested Reading
Transculturation Theory as an Explanation for College Persistence among Culturally Traditional American Indian Students
Continuing the Tradition
New Directions/Old Issues in American Indian Education
Indigenous-Generated Perspectives
Decolonization Theories and Methods
Family Education Model
Medicine Wheel Culturally Intrinsic Research Paradigm Model
The Need for Theory in American Indian Education
Suggested Reading
References
Index
About the Author