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Author Strum, Philippa

Title Mendez v. Westminster : school desegregation and Mexican-American rights / Philippa Strum

Publ Info Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, [2010]
©2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  KF4155 .S77 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  KF4155 .S77 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  KF4155 S77 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 186 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Mexican-Americans in California -- From Lemon Grove to the zoot suit riots -- The parents decide to sue -- Race, ethnicity, and trial strategies -- The trial begins -- "We always tell our children they are Americans" -- The experts testify -- Judge McCormick decides -- From the Court of Appeals to the state legislature
LC subject Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States
Discrimination in education -- Law and legislation -- United States
Mexican Americans -- Education -- United States
Mexican Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- California -- Orange County
Mexican Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- California -- Orange County
Méndez, Gonzalo
Westminster School District (Orange County, Calif.)
Alt Title Mendez versus Westminster
ISBN 9780700617197 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0700617191 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780700617180 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700617183 (cloth : alk. paper)