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ERIC Number: ED001981
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1957
Pages: 112
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SEGREGATION AND DESEGREGATION--A DIGEST OF RECENT RESEARCH.
TUMIN, MELVIN M.
LITERATURE ON SEGREGATION AND INTEGRATION OF NEGROES AND WHITES IN THE UNITED STATES IS PRESENTED. THE LITERATURE SURVEYED IS CONFINED TO ARTICLES WHICH APPEARED IN PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS IN THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 1951, TO JULY 1, 1956. SEGREGATION AND INTEGRATION IN VARIOUS INSTITUTIONAL AREAS INCLUDE INTERRACIAL ACTIVITIES IN SOUTHERN CHURCHES, IN THE U.S. ARMY, IN INDUSTRY, IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HOUSING, AND IN A SMALL NEW ENGLAND TOWN. FACTORS AFFECTING THE PROCESS OF DESEGREGATION ARE RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, AND SUPREME COURT DECISIONS. THE ARTICLES CONCERNING NEGRO-WHITE DIFFERENCES INCLUDE ASPIRATION LEVELS, ARMY TEST SCORES, ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, AND OCCUPATIONAL ATTITUDES. THE AREA OF NEGRO POLITICAL BEHAVIOR INVOLVES SUCH SUBJECTS AS THE REENFRANCHISEMENT OF NEGROES, NEGRO MASSES AND LEADERS, AND EXTREMIST MOVEMENTS AMONG NEGROES. THEORETICAL ISSUES IN THE ANALYSIS OF PREJUDICE AND DISCRIMINATION INCLUDE ARTICLES ON CONFORMITY, ATTITUDES OF WHITE SOUTHERNERS, AND INTERGROUP RELATIONS. OTHER AREAS COVERED ARE THE NEGRO'S STATUS IN THE ECONOMIC STRUCTURE, MIGRATION AND RESIDENCE, DESEGREGATION PROCESSES IN VARIOUS STATES, AND COMPARATIVE PATHOLOGIES.
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Identifiers: New Jersey (Princeton)