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Too much to ask : Black women in the era of integration / Elizabeth Higginbotham.

Author/Creator:
Higginbotham, Elizabeth.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2001.
Series:
Gender & American culture
Gender & American culture
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 288, [2] pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
African American women -- Education (Higher) -- Longitudinal studies.
African American women -- Social conditions -- Longitudinal studies.
African American college students -- Longitudinal studies.
College integration -- United States.
Educational surveys -- United States.
Place of Publication:
United States North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Contents:
The Women and the Era
Family Social Class Background
What Money Can Buy. Social Class Differences in Housing and Educational Options
The Ties that Bind: Socialized for Survival
Public High Schools: Surviving or Thriving
Elite High Schools: The Cost of Advantages
Adult-Sponsored and Child-Secured Mobility
College: Expectations and Reality
Survival Strategies in College
Struggling to Build a Satisfying Life in a Racist Society
Epilogue.
Notes:
Publisher's advertisements: [2] pages at end.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-275) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2001
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0807826626 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807849898 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
46685217
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