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Silent covenants [electronic resource] : Brown v. Board of Education and the unfulfilled hopes for racial reform / Derrick Bell.

By: Bell, Derrick A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (230 p.).ISBN: 9780198038559 (electronic bk.); 0198038550 (electronic bk.); 1280428082; 9781280428081.Subject(s): Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History | School integration -- United States -- History | LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice | S�egr�egation en �education -- Droit -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | D�es�egr�egation en �education -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Rassenvraagstuk | Segregatie | Onderwijs | Processen (rechtspraak) | Schule | Rassendiskriminierung | Bildungsreform | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Silent covenants.DDC classification: 344.73/0798 Other classification: 71.62 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Plessy's long shadow -- Brown's half light -- Brown reconceived : an alternative scenario -- The racial-sacrifice covenants -- The interest-convergence "covenants -- Brown as an anti-communist decision -- The role of fortuity in racial policy-making -- Racism's economic foundation -- School litigation in the nineteenth century -- The school desegregation era -- The end of the Brown era -- Brown as landmark : an assessment -- Affirmative Action and racial fortuity in action -- Searching for effective schools in the post-Brown era -- Moving beyond racial fortuity.
Summary: Looks at continuing repercussions of Brown v. Board of Education and, despite the original intentions, its frequently negative impact on the educational needs of African-American children.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Plessy's long shadow -- Brown's half light -- Brown reconceived : an alternative scenario -- The racial-sacrifice covenants -- The interest-convergence "covenants -- Brown as an anti-communist decision -- The role of fortuity in racial policy-making -- Racism's economic foundation -- School litigation in the nineteenth century -- The school desegregation era -- The end of the Brown era -- Brown as landmark : an assessment -- Affirmative Action and racial fortuity in action -- Searching for effective schools in the post-Brown era -- Moving beyond racial fortuity.

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Looks at continuing repercussions of Brown v. Board of Education and, despite the original intentions, its frequently negative impact on the educational needs of African-American children.

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