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作者 Morel, Domingo, author
書名 Takeover : race, education, and American democracy / Domingo Morel
出版項 New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
©2018
國際標準書號 9780190678975 (hbk.)
9780190678982 (pbk.)
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  LC89 .M66 2018    在架上    30650020077976
說明 xx, 181 pages ; 24 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-172) and index
Machine generated contents note: -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Schools, State, and Political Power -- Chapter 2: A View From Two Cities: Newark, New Jersey and Central Falls, Rhode Island -- Chapter 3: State Takeovers and Black and Latino Political Empowerment -- Chapter 4: Why Takeover?: State Centralization and the Conservative Education Logic -- Chapter 5: The Implications of State Takeovers on Urban Politics: Cohesive and Disjointed State-Local Regimes -- Chapter 6: Takeovers and American Democracy -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: State Takeovers of Local School Districts and Mayoral Control -- Appendix B: State Takeovers by State, School District, and Year of Takeover (1989-2013) -- Appendix C: Notes on Qualitative Data) -- Appendix D: Notes on Quantitative Data and Analysis -- Notes -- References -- Index
"State takeovers of local governments have garnered national attention of late, particularly following the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. In most U.S. cities, local governments are responsible for decisions concerning matters such as the local water supply and school affairs. However, once a state takes over, this decision-making capability is shuttled. Despite the widespread attention that takeovers in Flint and Detroit have gained, we know little about how such takeovers -- a policy option that has been in use since the 1980s -- affect political power in local communities. This manuscript offers the first systematic study of state takeovers of local governments by focusing on takeovers of local school districts. The book examines the factors that contribute to state takeovers as well as the effects and political implications of takeovers on racialized communities, the communities most often affected by them. It challenges conventional wisdom that centralization and state takeovers unequivocally disempower racialized communities, laying out the conditions under which the policy will disempower or empower racial and ethnic minority populations. In addition, the book expands our understanding of urban politics. The book argues that state interventions are part of the new normal for cities and offers a novel theoretical framework for understanding the presence of the state in American cities. The book is built around an original study of nearly 1000 school districts, including every school district that has been taken over by their respective state, and a powerful case study of Newark, New Jersey"-- Provided by publisher
鏈接 Online version: Morel, Domingo, author. Takeover New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018 9780190678999 (DLC) 2017056462
主題 Education and state -- United States -- States
School districts -- United States -- States
School management and organization -- United States -- States
Central-local government relations -- United States -- States
State government -- United States
Local government -- United States
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / State & Provincial. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General. bisacsh
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General. bisacsh
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