Why They Couldn't Wait: A Critique of the Black-Jewish Conflict Over Community Control in Ocean-Hill Brownsville, 1967-1971 by Jane Anna Gordon | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Why They Couldn't Wait: A Critique of the Black-Jewish Conflict over Community Control in Ocean-Hill Brownsville,1967-1971

Why They Couldn't Wait: A Critique of the Black-Jewish Conflict over Community Control in Ocean-Hill Brownsville,1967-1971

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by Jane Anna Gordon, Ann Gordon Jane
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415929091

ISBN-13: 9780415929097

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Examining the infamous conflict between a predominantly black community and a predominantly Jewish teachers' union, Gordon takes a new look at this historically rich and racially diverse community.

Overview

Examining the infamous conflict between a predominantly black community and a predominantly Jewish teachers' union, Gordon takes a new look at this historically rich and racially diverse community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415929097
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents Preface, with Acknowledgements Introduction: The Need for Public Education in a Democratic Society Chapter 1 Who Should Run the Schools?: Decentralization and Community Control Chapter 2 Black Power: Failures of Integration and the Mobilization of a Community Chapter 3 White Power: The Construction of Jews as the Voice of Reason Chapter 4 When Some Workers Don't Look Towards the Left: The Battle with the United Federation of Teachers Conclusion: A Question of Whose Children Benefit from Whose Labor Endnotes

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