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ERIC Number: EJ863135
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 1
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1085-4908
John Dewey and the Question of Race: The Fight for Odell Waller
Stack, Sam F., Jr.
Education and Culture, v25 n1 Article 4 2009
In an attempt to better understand the complexity of American racism and democracy, this paper explores racism through the plight of an African American sharecropper, Odell Waller, and the reaction and involvement of John Dewey, America's most liberal democratic philosopher of the 20th century. This exploration delves into the nature of American justice in one of the most difficult struggles in our history, the late years of the Depression and the early years of World War II. Furthermore, the paper traces Dewey's limited discussion of race and his involvement in attacking racism in American society.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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