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Author Weiner, Melissa F

Title Power, protest, and the public schools : Jewish and African American struggles in New York city / Melissa F. Weiner

Publ Info New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2010]
 PC  LC2803.N5 W45 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LC2803.N5 W45 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-233) and index
Contents Introduction : Unlocking the golden door and unpacking the great school myth -- New York City's racial and educational terrain -- Resources, riots, and race : The Gary Plan and the Harlem 9 -- Resource equalization and citizenship rights -- Contesting curriculum : Hebrew and African American history -- Multicultural curriculum, representation, and group identities -- Racism, resistance, and racial formation in the public schools -- The foreseeable split : Ocean Hill-Brownsville and Jewish and African American relations today -- Conclusion : The future of minority education and related scholarship -- Methodological appendix
LC subject African Americans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions
Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York
Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions
Public schools -- New York (State) -- New York
Discrimination in education -- New York (State) -- New York
Racism in education -- New York (State) -- New York
New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions
ISBN 9780813547725 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813547725 (hardcover : alk. paper)