After Brown: The Rise and Retreat of School Desegregation PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Charles T. Clotfelter

After Brown: The Rise and Retreat of School Desegregation

Princeton University Press
Publication date: February 2006
ISBN: 9781400841332
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

List price:
$27.95
Our price:
$26.99

You save: $0.96 (3%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!

The United States Supreme Court's 1954 landmark decision, Brown v. Board of Education, set into motion a process of desegregation that would eventually transform American public schools. 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.

Using both published and unpublished data on school enrollments from across the country, Charles Clotfelter uses measures of interracial contact, racial isolation, and segregation to chronicle the changes. He goes beyond previous studies by drawing on heretofore unanalyzed enrollment data covering the first decade after Brown, calculating segregation for metropolitan areas rather than just school districts, accounting for private schools, presenting recent information on segregation within schools, and measuring segregation in college enrollment.

Two main conclusions emerge. First, interracial contact in American schools and colleges increased markedly over the period, with the most dramatic changes occurring in the previously segregated South. Second, despite this change, four main factors prevented even larger increases: white reluctance to accept racially mixed schools, the multiplicity of options for avoiding such schools, the willingness of local officials to accommodate the wishes of reluctant whites, and the eventual loss of will on the part of those who had been the strongest protagonists in the push for desegregation. Thus decreases in segregation within districts were partially offset by growing disparities between districts and by selected increases in private school enrollment.

Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
After "Brown" PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
1036 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
After Brown: The Rise and Retreat of School Desegregation PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Charles T. Clotfelter
Princeton University Press, February 2006
ISBN: 9781400841332
EAN:  9781400841332
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $27.95 eBook price: $26.99
After Brown: The Rise and Retreat of School Desegregation ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Charles T. Clotfelter
Princeton University Press, February 2006
ISBN: 9781400841332
EAN:  2370004245553
ePub (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $27.95 eBook price: $26.99
Other books by Charles T. Clotfelter
Big-Time Sports in American Universities PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Charles T. Clotfelter
Big-Time Sports in American Universities
Charles T. Clotfelter
Cambridge University Press, March 2011
ISBN: 9781107004344
Format: PDF
List Price: $23.00 Our price: $21.99