Urban Rev https://doi.org/10.1007/s11256-018-0465-x BOOK REVIEW Shoptalk: Lessons in Teaching from an African American Hair Salon: A Review Majors, Y. J. Shoptalk: Lessons in teaching from an African American hair salon. New York, NY: Teachers College Press. 2017. 193 pp. $76.00 (cloth). $35.95 (paper) 1 1 Joseph Allen · Bettie Ray Butler © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract The following is a review of the text Shoptalk: Lessons in Teaching from an African American Hair Salon, by Majors (2017). In this text, the author asserts that adopting “shoptalk”, a culture specific form of community discourse found in African American hair salons/barbershops, as a pedagogical practice, can sustain cultural pluralism of marginalized students in public education. This text is espe- cially valuable to education research and practice in that it is one of the few, if not the only, text available on the market that attempts to provide a specific example for the implementation of culturally relevant pedagogy. Keywords Culturally relevant pedagogy · Cultural communication · Critical discourse analysis In her text Shoptalk: Lessons in Teaching from an African American Hair Salon, Majors (2017) provides a truly one-of-a-kind approach to critical discourse analysis and critical literacy studies, as they pertain to pedagogical practices in American K-12 classrooms. Her unique
The Urban Review – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 4, 2018
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera