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Editors: Caldas, Stephen J. (University of Louisiana-Lafayette); Bankston III, Carl L. (Tulane University)
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After more than half a century of court-directed efforts to redress the historical educational chasm between blacks and whites in the United States, both the past achievements and the future direction of school desegregation are uncertain. Too often, the early gains made in racially desegregating America’s schools seem to have been halted, and in many cases reversed. Urban school decay is once again on the rise, with predictable consequences. For the very poorest minority students, who have limited educational options apart from dangerous, deteriorating neighborhood schools, drop-out rates are high, standardized test scores are abysmally low, and violence is an everyday fact of life. The gulf between the unskilled, marginalized students being warehoused in these predominantly poor, minority schools on the one hand, and the increasingly high tech society they cannot compete in on the other, is growing. This ground-breaking book presents the viewpoints and research of some of the most prominent scholars in the field of school desegregation. It covers virtually the entire spectrum of thinking and scholarship on school desegregation and its promise, success, necessity, pitfalls and failures.

Table of Contents:
Introduction (Stephen J. Caldas, University of Louisiana-Lafayette and Carl L. Bankston III, Tulane University); Part I. Desegregation to the Present: Theoretical Perspectives. Chapter 1. Reflections of an Expert Witness (David Armor, George Mason University); Chapter 2. School Desegregation and the American Dream (Jennifer L. Hochschild, Harvard University and Nathan Scovronick, Princeton University); Chapter 3. The Evolution of School Desegregation Plans Since 1954 (Christine Rossell, Boston University); Part II. Desegregation Case Studies. Chapter 4. When Busing Ends: Resegregation and Inequality in an Urban School District (Vincent J. Roscigno and Dennis J. Condron, Ohio State University); Chapter 5. White Privilege in a Desegregating School System: The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Thirty Years After Swann (Roslyn Mickelson, University of North Carolina-Charlotte); Chapter 6. Social Capital, Academic Capital, and the “Harm and Benefit” Thesis: Evidence from a Desegregating School District (Stephen J. Caldas, Carl L. Bankston III; Judy Cain, Lafayette Parish School Board); Part III. New Issues: Desegregation, Class, and Ethnic Change. Chapter 7. Economic School Integration (Richard D. Kahlenberg, The Century Foundation); Chapter 8. Increasing Diversity and Persistent Segregation: The Challenges of Educating Minority and Immigrant Children in Urban America (Min Zhou, UCLA and John R. Logan, University at Albany); Index.

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2003
   ISBN: 1-59033-728-X
   Status: AV
  
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