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Author Erlichson, Bari Anhalt
Title Multiethnic Moments : The Politics of Urban Education Reform
Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword Clarence N. Stone -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER ONE Interests, Ideas, and Institutions: The Politics of School Reform in Multiethnic Cities -- CHAPTER TWO Race, Ethnicity and Education -- CHAPTER THREE Local School Reform Agendas: Changing the Rules of the Game -- CHAPTER FOUR Interests and Education Reform in Multiethnic Cities -- CHAPTER FIVE Ideas and Education Reform in Multiethnic Cities -- CHAPTER SIX Institutions and Education Reform in Multiethnic Cities -- CHAPTER SEVEN A Developmental Perspective on Education Reform in Multiethnic Cities -- Methods Appendix -- Data Appendix -- References -- Notes -- Index
When courts lifted their school desegregation orders in the 1990s-declaring that black and white students were now "integrated" in America's public schools-it seemed that a window of opportunity would open for Latinos, Asians, and people of other races and ethnicities to influence school reform efforts. However, in most large cities the "multiethnic moment" passed, without leading to greater responsiveness to burgeoning new constituencies. Multiethnic Moments examines school systems in four major U.S. cities-Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, and San Francisco-to uncover the factors that worked for and against ethnically-representative school change. More than a case study, this book is a concentrated effort to come to grips with the multiethnic city as a distinctive setting. It utilizes the politics of education reform to provide theoretically-grounded, empirical scholarship about the broader contemporary politics of race and ethnicity-emphasizing the intersection of interests, ideas, and institutions with the differing political legacies of each of the cities under consideration
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Erlichson, Bari Anhalt Multiethnic Moments : The Politics of Urban Education Reform Philadelphia : Temple University Press,c2006 9781592135363
Subject Education, Urban -- United States -- Case studies.;Educational change -- United States -- Case studies.;United States -- Ethnic relations -- Case studies
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