ERIC Number: ED202933
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Community Politics and Educational Change. Ten School Systems Under Court Order.
Willie, Charles V., Ed.; Greenblath, Susan L., Ed.
This book contains reports on ten school districts' responses to court ordered desegregation. The book begins with an historical background and a discussion of racial politics and community conflict. Following the introduction are the ten case studies, whose titles reveal the city and issues under examination: (1) "Boston, Massachusetts: Ethnic Resistance to a Comprehensive Plan"; (2) "Erie Pennsylvania: The Effect of State Initiative"; (3) "Wilmington, Delaware: Merging City and Suburban School Systems"; (4) "Corpus Christi, Texas: A Tri-Ethnic Experience in School Desegregation"; (5) "Dallas, Texas: The Intervention of Business Leaders"; (6) Mobile Alabama: The Demise of State-Sanctioned Resistance"; (7) "Richmond, Virginia: Massive Resistance Without Violence"; (8) "Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Mobilization for School and Community Cooperation"; (9) "Omaha, Nebraska: Positive Planning for Peaceful Integration"; and (10) "Stockton, California: Education and Coalition Politics". The book concludes with a discussion of school desegregation and the management of social change. Contributors include the editors, Pamela Bullard, Joyce Grant, Judith Stoia, Joyce Miller Futcovich, Elain Clyburn, Jeffrey A. Raffel, Barry R. Morstain, Amelia Cirilo-Medina, Ross Purdy, Geoffrey P. Albert, H. Ron White, Paul Geisel, Albert S. Foley, James A. Sartain, Rutledge M. Dennis, Michael Barndt, Rick Janka, Harold Rose, Dennis N. Mihelich, Ashtor Wesley Welch, Fred Muskal, and Donna Treadwell. (GC)
Descriptors: Black Students, Busing, Case Studies, Community Attitudes, Community Role, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Litigation, Desegregation Methods, Desegregation Plans, Elementary Secondary Education, Hispanic Americans, School Desegregation, School Districts, State Government, Urban Schools
Longman Inc., College Division, 19 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036 ($25.00).
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Longman, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers: Alabama (Mobile); California (Stockton); Delaware (Wilmington); Massachusetts (Boston); Nebraska (Omaha); Pennsylvania (Erie); Texas (Corpus Christi); Texas (Dallas); Virginia (Richmond); Wisconsin (Milwaukee)