By Stuart Buck
The resolution, writes Stuart dollar during this frank and punctiliously researched ebook, lies within the complicated historical past of desegregation. even though it arose from noble impulses and used to be to the general good thing about the country, racial desegregation used to be frequently applied in a fashion that was once devastating to black groups. It usually destroyed black faculties, lowered the numbers of black principals who may perhaps function position versions, and made college a wierd and uncomfortable atmosphere for black kids, a spot many seen as quintessentially “white.”
Drawing on learn in schooling, background, and sociology in addition to articles, interviews, and private testimony, dollar unearths the unforeseen results of desegregation and indicates sensible suggestions for making racial id a favorable strength within the classroom.
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Acting White: The Ironic Legacy of Desegregation by Stuart Buck