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The Irony of Desegregation Law 1955-1995

Essays and Documents

by Mark Whitman

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Published by M. Wiener Pub. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Citizenship & nationality law,
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Social law,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • School Desegregation,
  • School Laws And Legislation,
  • Law,
  • United States,
  • Education,
  • USA,
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice,
  • Educational,
  • History,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Segregation in education

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8608086M
    ISBN 101558761195
    ISBN 109781558761193

    Could the Court--or President Eisenhower--have done more to ensure compliance with Brown? The rest is up to us and I'm very glad. If you want to read a classic on the subject, read this book. In the same years, many studies claimed to show that racial integration would boost the self-esteem, academic achievement, and ultimately opportunities and choices of members of minorities. During the s federal courts released many school districts from supervision by declaring these districts free of the taint of state-imposed segregation.

    I hereby disclaim all my references to Kierkegaard. To what extent has racial mixing affected the academic achievement of black children? LibraryThing members' description. The release of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg district from court supervision was a symbolic mo- ment, marking the end of an almost year experiment in which the courts used busing to attempt the desegregation of public schools. Coleman inEquality of Educational Opportunity, concluded that minority children improve their academic performance when they attend classes where middle-class white pupils are the majority.

    Infuriating style? School District. Hong and Edna H. However, Swann was one of the last desegrega- tion opinions in which all nine justices were in complete agreement. Board of Education of Topeka in Maythe ruling that struck down state-sponsored racial segregation in America's public schools.


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The Irony of Desegregation Law 1955-1995 by Mark Whitman Download PDF Ebook

Princeton university press princeton, new jersey. Although African Americans made up only 23 percent of the city's population inthey constituted 61 percent of its school-age population.

Could the Court--or President Eisenhower--have done more to ensure compliance with Brown? Busing only interferes with the overall goal of integration, because of the sudden and disruptive changes, including white flight, which it imposes on society. Such action is sometimes called compensatory justice.

Now, in this marvelously abridged, paperback edition, Michael J. HEW estimated that 44 percent of African— American students attended majority white schools in the South, as opposed to 28 percent in the North and West.

In the same years, many studies claimed to show that racial integration would boost the self-esteem, academic achievement, and ultimately the opportu- nities and choices of members of minori- ties. Bradley, U.

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In Swann, the Court took the final step toward making busing a part of school de- segregation plans, by The Irony of Desegregation Law 1955-1995 book the lower courts power to impose it as a means for achieving integration. In his dissertation The Concept of Irony with Continual Reference to Socrates, Soren Kierkegaard lays the foundation for his subsequent works and for existentialism.

Busing within city limits alone woul d still leave many schools 75 to 90 percent black. While The Irony of Desegregation Law 1955-1995 book is brilliantly shrewd, it does not carry out Kierkegaard's program.

During the s federal courts released many school districts from supervision by declaring these districts free of the taint of state-imposed segregation. Busing children to a school across town, they argue, will not inspire pride in their school. The act also allowed HEW to cut off federal funding to school districts that did not meet integration guidelines.

Detroit reflected the situation of many U. An even more fundamental question related to busing is whether racial integration is in itself a valuable goal for public schools. New York: Knopf. Most Americans still see Brown as a triumph--but was it?

That same year the Boston public schools, which had endured years of conflict over busing, ended race-based admissions and its busing program.

Did the decision touch off the modern civil rights movement? Edna Hatlestad Others have sought a middle ground on the issue by arguing that judges should choose carefully the dis- tricts in which they decide to implement busing. In its opinion, the Court acknowledged that the integration guidelines set forth in Brown II had not produced adequate results.

In this camp are both those in favor of racial integration in education and those against it.Mark Whitman is a professor of history at Towson State University. He is the editor of Removing a Badge of Slavery: The Record of Brown v. Board of Education and The Irony of Desegregation Law,both available from Markus Wiener.

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