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ERIC Number: EJ648420
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0017-8055
The Economy of Literacy: How the Supreme Court Stalled the Civil Rights Movement.
Prendergast, Catherine
Harvard Educational Review, v72 n2 p206-29 Sum 2002
Analyzes three landmark Supreme Court cases in which the value of literacy and the reality of racial discrimination were contested. Concludes that there is an ideology in which the economy of literacy is regarded as white property and argues that these court decisions have stalled the civil rights movement. (Contains 59 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bakke v Regents of University of California; Brown v Board of Education