ERIC Number: ED051355
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Publication Date: 1971
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Education in Metropolitan Areas; Second Edition. Foundations of Education Series.
Havighurst, Robert L.; Levine, Daniel U.
The contents of the second edition of this book on "metropolitanism" include: (1) Metropolitan schools and social structure: three schools of the metropolis, social mobility, etc.; (2) Urban and metropolitan development: the city in an essentially rural society, new definitions of metroplis, etc.; (3) Socioeconomic and racial stratification in metropolitan areas: the socioeconomic ratio, effects of socioeconomic and racial stratification and segregation in the schools, etc.; (4) Schools in the metropolitan area: socioeconomic characteristics of schools in the metropolitan area, the urban-community schools, etc.; (5) Suburban schools in the evolving metropolitan area: problems in financing suburban education, and suburban schools in the metropolitan system of education; (6) Urban renewal, metropolitan planning, and the schools: new directions in urban renewal, education in metropolitan development, etc.; (7) Schools and the Black Revolution: urbanization of blacks; equality of opportunity or equality of achievement? etc.; (8) Teachers in metropolitan schools: social origins of metropolitan area teachers, the career line of metropolitan educator, etc.; and (9) School systems and other social systems in the metropolitan area: goals of metropolitan development, social system defined, inter-system cooperation, intra-system functioning, and paths to metropolitanism. The First Edition of this book appeared in RIE under ED 013 268. (JM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Community, Black Power, Educational Finance, Equal Education, Racial Segregation, School Community Relationship, School Districts, Social Structure, Socioeconomic Status, Suburban Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Urban Renewal, Urban Schools
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