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The Resource Power, protest, and the public schools : Jewish and African American struggles in New York City, Melissa F. Weiner, (electronic resource)

Power, protest, and the public schools : Jewish and African American struggles in New York City, Melissa F. Weiner, (electronic resource)

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Power, protest, and the public schools : Jewish and African American struggles in New York City
Title
Power, protest, and the public schools
Title remainder
Jewish and African American struggles in New York City
Statement of responsibility
Melissa F. Weiner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Accounts of Jewish immigrants usually describe the role of education in helping youngsters earn a higher social position than their parents. Power, Protest, and the Public Schools argues that New York City schools did not serve as pathways to mobility for Jewish or African American students. Instead, at different points in the city's history, politicians and administrators erected similar racial barriers to social advancement by marginalizing and denying resources that other students enjoyed. It concludes by considering how today's Hispanic and Arab children face similar inequalities w
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Weiner, Melissa F
Dewey number
371.8299607307471
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Public schools
  • Discrimination in education
  • Racism in education
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Label
Power, protest, and the public schools : Jewish and African American struggles in New York City, Melissa F. Weiner, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn769927200
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813549804
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613383143
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769927200
Label
Power, protest, and the public schools : Jewish and African American struggles in New York City, Melissa F. Weiner, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn769927200
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813549804
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613383143
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769927200

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