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ERIC Number: ED001975
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1958
Pages: 128
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DESEGREGATION--SOME PROPOSITIONS AND RESEARCH SUGGESTIONS.
SUCHMAN, EDWARD A.; AND OTHERS
THE GUIDE WAS DIVIDED INTO TWO PARTS. THE FIRST IS ENTITLED--"THE GENERAL PROPOSITIONS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS," A LIST OF THOSE SOCIAL SCIENCE PROPOSITIONS OR FINDINGS WHICH HAD GREATEST RELEVANCE TO DESEGREGATION. THE SECOND, "RESEARCH ON DESEGREGATION," EVALUATES THE MAJOR RESEARCH APPROACHES IN THE LIGHT OF PAST AND PRESENT SUCCESS IN THE STUDY OF INTERGROUP RELATIONS, AND GIVES EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC RESEARCH STUDIES WHICH WERE MOST NEEDED AT THE PRESENT TIME. " THE GENERAL PROPOSITIONS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS" INCLUDED THE AREAS OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION, POWER IN THE COMMUNITY, PUBLIC OPINION AND PROPAGANDA, INTERACTION AND COMMUNICATION, PREJUDICE AND PERSONALITY, AND THE MINORITY COMMUNITY. THE RESEARCH SECTION INCLUDED CROSS-COMMUNITY COMPARISIONS, DETAILED STUDIES OF COMMUNITIES, CASE STUDIES OF SCHOOL DESEGREGATION, AND INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR AND ATTITUDE SURVEYS. ALSO INCLUDED WERE PERSONALITY STUDIES, COMMUNICATION AND PROPAGANDA ANALYSIS, SMALL-GROUP ANALYSIS, AND SITUATION ANALYSIS. THE SPECIFIC KINDS OF STUDIES WERE BASE-LINE STUDIES. A PANEL OF 250-300 COMMUNITIES AND THEIR SCHOOL SYSTEMS, STRATIFIED BY REGION, SIZE OF CITY, AND RATIO OF WHITE TO NEGRO WERE STUDIED. THE SELECTED COMMUNITY STUDIES USED CASE STUDIES OF SCHOOL DESEGREGATION AND SYSTEMATIC QUESTIONNAIRE STUDIES. THE SPECIAL FIELD STUDIES COVERED OVERT CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE, DESEGREGATION EFFORTS THAT FAILED, AND UNUSUALLY SUCCESSFUL DESEGREGATION EFFORTS.
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Authoring Institution: B'nai B'rith, New York, NY. Anti-Defamation League.
Identifiers: New York (New York)