In Pursuit of a Dream Deferred: Linking Housing and Education Policy

In Pursuit of a Dream Deferred: Linking Housing and Education Policy

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In Pursuit of a Dream Deferred: Linking Housing and Education Policy by John A. Powell, Gavin Kearney, Vina Kay

More than forty years after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education, segregation persists in our schools. In Pursuit of a Dream Deferred turns a critical eye toward this continuing problem and its relationship to housing segregation in the United States. This analysis comes at an important juncture in American history, as policymakers and school officials increasingly talk about the value of colorblind policies, vouchers, and neighborhood schools. The scholarship that currently addresses issues of segregation has focused on either housing or education, but not their interrelationship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820439433
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 08/10/2001
Series: Teaching Texts in Law and Politics Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

The Editors: John A. Powell is Executive Director of the Institute on Race & Poverty and the Marvin J. Sonosky Professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota Law School.
Gavin Kearney is Director of Research and Programs at the Institute on Race & Poverty at the University of Minnesota Law School.
Vina Kay is Senior Researcher at the Institute on Race & Poverty at the University of Minnesota Law School.

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