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Harris AL. Kids don't want to fail : oppositional culture and the Black-White achievement gap. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press; 2011.

"For many years, the most popular explanation for the achievement gap has been the 'oppositional culture theory': the idea that black students underperform in secondary schools because of a group culture that devalues learning....In a careful quantitative assessment of the oppositional culture hypothesis, Angel L. Harris tested its empirical implications systematically and broadened his analysis to include data from British schools. From every conceivable angle of examination, the oppositional culture theory fell flat."

Ford DY. Reversing underachievement among gifted Black students. Vol 2nd. Waco, Tex.: Prufrock Press; 2011.
Buck SH. Acting White: The ironic legacy of desegregation. New Haven Conn.: Yale University Press; 2010.

"Drawing on research in education, history, and sociology as well as articles, interviews, and personal testimony, Buck reveals the unexpected result of desegregation and suggests practical solutions for making racial identification a positive force in the classroom."