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Silent covenants : Brown vs Board of Education and the elusive quest for racial justice

Author: Derrick A Bell
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Combines the personal reflections of a civil rights lawyer who personally handled dozens of school desegregation cases with an argument against the perfect precedent of Brown vs Board of Education.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derrick A Bell
ISBN: 0195172728 9780195172720
OCLC Number: 56455378
Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1. Plessy's Long Shadow; 2. Brown's Half Light; 3. Brown Reconceived: An Alternate Scenario; 4. The Racial Sacrifice Covenants; 5. The Interest-Convergence Covenance; 6. Brown as an Anti-Communist Decision; 7. The Role of Fortuity in Racial Policy-Making; 8. Racism's Economic Foundation; 9. School Litigation in the Nineteenth Century; 10. The School Desegregation Era; 11. The End of the Brown Era; 12. Brown as Landmark: An Assessment; 13. Affirmative Action and Racial Fortuities in Action; 14. Searching for Effective Schools in the Post-Brown Era; 15. Moving Beyond Racial Fortuity; 16. Conclusion
Responsibility: Derrick Bell.

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