Anthropology: Race and Classroom Performance
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The paper discusses how the study of anthropology is the study of how societies construct the institutions and behaviors (conventions) that guide us today; in short, it is the study of how society emerges with all its peculiarities. This paper looks at the relationship between race and classroom performance and tries to ascertain what role anthropological and social constructions of race have played in the performance discrepancies of different groups of children.
From the Paper:"The following paper will address the role that race plays on academic performance. With regards to my fieldwork, I will examine - via observation, through interviews, and through Participant Observation - if different racial groups really do exhibit different traits when it comes to in-class learning or whether this phenomenon has been over-stated. Besides curiosity, my reason for engaging this topic is because I feel strongly that many minority children - African-Americans in particular - are being ill-served by the education..."
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