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Toward humanity and justice : the writings of Kenneth B. Clark, scholar of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision

Author: Kenneth Bancroft Clark; Woody Klein
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This first collection of black psychologist Dr. Kenneth B. Clark's body of work over a half-century reveals his insight into the fields of social science, education, politics, and the law. He tells the inside story of the ground-breaking studies he made of black public school children, showing they lacked self-esteem because they were treated separately and differently than their white counterparts. His social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Bancroft Clark; Woody Klein
ISBN: 0275975096 9780275975098
OCLC Number: 52814443
Description: xxxiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword: "The Last Integrationist" / John Hope Franklin --
Preface / Woody Klein --
Introduction: Brown v. Board of Education --
A Perspective / Paul Finkelman --
I. The Roots of Racism --
Commentary / Gunnar Myrdal --
1. Prejudice Through Generations --
Commentary / Marian Wright Edelman, Eleanor Holmes Norton and Paul Robeson, Jr. --
2. The Pathology of Racism --
Commentary / Cornel West --
3. Morality, Ethics, and Racism --
Commentary / Lawrence Plotkin --
4. The Human Cost of Racism --
Commentary / Roger Wilkins --
5. Prejudice, Psychology, and Mental Health --
Commentary / Alvin F. Poussaint --
II. The Continuing Search for Social Justice --
Commentary / David Levering Lewis.
Responsibility: edited by Woody Klein ; foreword by John Hope Franklin.

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