More Than One Struggle: The Evolution of Black School Reform in Milwaukee / Edition 1

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Overview

Dougherty tells the story of three generations of black activists who launched overlapping—and sometimes conflicting—school reform movements in Milwaukee. He highlights multiple perspectives within each generation, showing how each generation redefined the meaning of Brown to fit the historical conditions of their particular struggles.

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Dougherty tells the story of three generations of black activists who launched overlapping—and sometimes conflicting—school reform movements in Milwaukee. He highlights multiple perspectives within each generation, showing how each generation redefined the meaning of "Brown" to fit the historical conditions of their particular struggles.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807855249
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 4/5/2004
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Jack Dougherty is assistant professor and director of educational studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1 Compromising to Win Black Teachers' Jobs 9
2 Redefining the Local Meaning of Brown v. Board 34
3 Calming the "Migrant Crisis" through Compensatory Education 51
4 Confronting Established Blacks and Whites on Segregation 71
5 Uniting the Movements for Integration and Black Power 104
6 Negotiating the Politics of Stability and School Desegregation 131
7 Transforming Strategies for Black School Reform 167
Conclusion: Rethinking History and Policy in the Post-Brown Era 194
Notes 203
Bibliography 227
Index 249
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    Great perspective!

    I bought this book to augment some research I am doing on integration and school choice. The personal stories of the activist and the journey over the century in this book is amazing. Jack Dougherty does a great job! Please read.

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