After Brown

Author: Charles T. Clotfelter
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140084133X
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This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of how Brown's most visible effect--contact between students of different racial groups--has changed over the fifty years since the decision.

The Seventies In America

Author: John C. Super
Publisher: Salem Pr Inc
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Racial Desegregation and School Busing The Supreme Court in the 1970's also
addressed the issue of racial segregation and school busing in two landmark
cases, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education in 1971 and Milliken
v. Bradley in 1974. Nearly twenty years after the Court had declared the concept
of "separate but equal" unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
, Kansas (1954) , many school systems across the country, particularly in the
South, ...

The Pursuit Of Racial And Ethnic Equality In American Public Schools

Author: Kristi L. Bowman
Publisher: Michigan State University Press
ISBN: 9781611861808
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Board. This remarkable collection of voices in conversation with one another lays the groundwork for future discussions about the relationship between law and educational equality, and ultimately for the creation of new public policy.

Deepening Segregation In American Public Schools

Author: Gary Orfield
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BACKGROUND OF DESEGREGATION In 1954 the Supreme Court began the
process of desegregating American public education in its landmark decision,
Brown v. Board of Education. Congress took its most powerful action for school
desegregation with the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. In 1971, the great
national battle over urban desegregation began with the Supreme Court's
decision in the Charlotte, North Carolina, busing case, Swann v. Charlotte-
Mecklenberg Board of ...

Fighting Foreclosure

Author: John A. Fliter
ISBN: 9780700618712
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The first book-length study of the landmark 1934 Supreme Court decision that validated efforts by states to offer legislative relief to Depression-era citizens struggling to keep their farms and homes.

Detroit Divided

Author: Reynolds Farley
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610441982
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Unskilled workers once flocked to Detroit, attracted by manufacturing jobs paying union wages, but the passing of Detroit's manufacturing heyday has left many of those workers stranded.

The Dynamics Of Opportunity In America

Author: Irwin Kirsch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319259911
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Written in an engaging style, this volume constitutes an essential foundation for informed discussion and strategic analysis. Across the country, our children are beginning life from very different starting points.

Latinos And American Law

Author: Carlos R. Soltero
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292777866
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To map this legal landscape, Latinos and American Law examines fourteen landmark Supreme Court cases that have significantly affected Latino rights, from Botiller v. Dominguez in 1889 to Alexander v. Sandoval in 2001.