ERIC Number: ED094065
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Epps, Edgar G., Ed.
The contents of this compendium, dealing with the proper role of the schools in the socialization of Afro-American, Mexican-American, Native American, Asian-American, European-American, and mainland Puerto Rican children, are organized into four parts. The introduction is an essay by Thomas F. Pettigrew, "Racially Separate or Together?" Part 1, "Assimilation and the Schools," includes the following papers: "Melting Pot; Myth or Reality?" Andrew T. Kopan; "Persisting Ideological Issues of Assimilation in America," Alfredo Castaneda; and, "The Americanization and Education of Japanese-Americans," Reed Ueda. Part 2, "Black Experience: Segregation to Community Control," includes the following papers: "Making the Schools a Vehicle for Cultural Pluralism," Barbara A. Sizemore;"Community Control: The Values Behind a Call for Change," Judson Hixson; "The Utilization of Behavioral and Social Sciences in Minority Group Education," Edward J. Barnes; and "Alienation of Afro-American Children," Diana T. Slaughter. The epilogue an essay by Edgar G. Epps, "The Schools and Cultural Pluralism." (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Behavioral Sciences, Black Community, Community Control, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Problems, Japanese Americans, Minority Group Children, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Research Utilization, School Community Relationship, School Desegregation, Social Sciences, Socialization
McCutchan Publishing Corp., 2526 Grove Street, Berkeley, California 94704 ($9.50)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Society for the Study of Education, Chicago, IL.
Note: Series on Contemporary Educational Issues