Lessons in Integration: Realizing the Promise of Racial Diversity in American Schools
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BeschreibungBased on the fruits of a collaboration between the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University and the Southern Poverty Law Center, this book presents research that analyzes five decades of experience with desegregation efforts in order to discover the factors accounting for successful educational experiences in an integrated setting.
PortraitErica Frankenberg served as Study Director at the Civil Rights Project and is a doctoral candidate at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Gary Orfield is Professor of Education, Law, Political Science, and Urban Planning and is Co-Director of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA.
Pressestimmen"A terribly important book, skillfully presented, and urgently essential at this dangerous and uncertain moment in our nation's racial history." - Jonathan Kozol, author of The Shame of the Nation and Savage Inequalities "This book provides a valuable contribution to our understanding of the potential academic and social benefits of diversity in schools as well as of the policies and practices needed to realize them." - Janet Ward Schofield, University of Pittsburgh"
Untertitel: 'Race, Ethnicity, and Politics'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF VIRGINIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2007
Seitenanzahl: 352 Seiten