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Title The Pursuit of Racial and Ethnic Equality in American Public Schools : Mendez, Brown, and Beyond / [edited by] Kristi L. Bowman
Published East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Press, 2015
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Contents Foreword / by James E. Ryan -- Introduction / by Kristi L. Bowman -- Part I: Mendez, Brown, and the Civil Rights Act. Mendez (1946). Standing on the shoulders of Mendez v. Westminster / Frederick P. Aguirre ; Our children are Americans : Mendez v. Westminster and Mexican American rights / Philippa Strum ; Pursuing equity at the intersection of school desegregation, English-language instruction, and immigration / Kristi L. Bowman ; Brown (1954). The rest of the story of Brown v. Board of Education / Cheryl Brown Henderson ; Brown v. Board of Education : an axe in the frozen sea of racism / Jack Greenberg ; Integrating an all-white high school in the segregated south : memories, challenges, and lessons learned / Patricia A. Edwards ; Brown's 60th anniversary : a story of judicial isolation / Wendy Parker ; The Civil Rights Act (1964). Massive resistance before the Civil Rights Act : the integration of Little Rock Central High School / John J. (Jack) Feeheley ; Equity in education : the present and future of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 / Allison R. Brown ; Defining discrimination : intent, impact, and the future of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 / Derek W. Black -- Part II: Desegregation unfolds. Milliken (1974). Milliken v. Bradley : a judicial betrayal of Brown / Nathaniel R. Jones ; School desegregation in metropolitan Detroit : struggling for justice in a divided and troubled community / Joyce A. Baugh ; Milliken and the prospects for racial diversity in U.S. public schools / Charles T. Clotfelter ; Jenkins (1995). Missouri v. Jenkins : a remedy without objective limitation / John R. Munich ; Missed opportunities, enduring legacies : school segregation and desegregation in Kansas City, Missouri / Kevin Fox Gotham ; The legal legacy of Missouri v. Jenkins / Kristi L. Bowman ; Parents involved and Meredith (2007). Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education : a community committed to diverse schools / Byron E. Leet ; Making schools more separate and unequal : Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 / Erwin Chemerinsky ; Contesting white accumulation in Seattle : toward a materialist antiracist analysis of school desegregation / Michael J. Dumas ; Part III: Looking to the future. After unitary status : examining voluntary integration strategies for Southern school districts / Danielle R. Holley-Walker ; Voluntary integration and school board leadership in Louisville, Kentucky / Erica Frankenberg and Sarah Diem ; How adequacy litigation fails to fulfill the promise of Brown (but how it can get us closer) / David Hinojosa and Karolina Walters ; Teacher evaluation and collective bargaining : the new frontier of civil rights / Benjamin M. Superfine and Jessica J. Gottlieb ; Education and civil rights : lessons of six decades and challenges of a changed society / Gary Orfield
Summary A collection of works on racial and ethnic discrimination in American public schools. Discusses several cases relating to that topic: Méndez (1946); Brown (1954); The Civil Rights Act (1964); Milliken (1974); Jenkins (1995); Parents Involved and Meredith (2007)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Discrimination in education -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
School integration -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1609174674 (electronic bk.)
1628952393 (electronic bk.)
9781609174675 (electronic bk.)
9781628952391 (electronic bk.)