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Multiattribute Utility Measurement: Evaluating Desegregation Plans in a Highly Political Context

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses a multiattribute utility analysis of seven school desegregation plans submitted by external groups to the Los Angeles School Board, which were under court order to desegregate. ... More


Right-Wing Women and Desegregation of the Public Schools

June Melby Benowitz

in Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on right-wing women’s racism and opposition to the civil rights movement, particularly as it pertained to school desegregation. Thousands of right-wing women in both the South ... More


Tightening the Belt

Lily Geismer

in Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter places the debates over voluntary integration within the context of the Boston busing crisis and the national recession. Explorations of the dramatic events that surrounded the Boston ... More


Judicial Methodology, Southern School Desegregation, and the Rule of Law

David S. Tatel

in The Embattled Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770122
eISBN:
9780814762806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770122.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the path of school desegregation following the Supreme Court's landmark 1954 ruling in Brown v. Board of Education and its 1968 decision holding that states have an affirmative ... More


Introduction: Dual Structures: Why Culture Matters in Schools

Prudence L. Carter

in Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

Using the stories of various students, this introductory chapter describes the social context of the educational issues discussed: how school desegregation as an educational policy and practice has ... More


The Demise of a Dinosaur: Analyzing School and Housing Desegregation in Yonkers

Jennifer Hochschild and Michael N. Danielson

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains the demise of mandatory school desegregation and the quasi-mandatory desegregation of public housing. It presents a case study of white resistance to attempts at racial ... More


Reflections on and Criticisms of a Highly Political Multiattribute Utility Analysis

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In a two-month period beginning in late July 1977, Ward Edwards instigated, carried out aspects of, and supervised other aspects of a large, complex multiattribute utility analysis conducted in an ... More


High School Students, the Catholic Church, and the Struggle for Black Inclusion and Citizenship in Rock Hill, South Carolina

Luci Vaden

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In 1970, the United States’ Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered South Carolina school districts to end their dual public education systems. Rock Hill, South Carolina, a community thirty miles ... More


Divergent Paths: School and Housing Desegregation in Four Southern Cities

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Using primary and secondary sources like newspaper articles, school board minutes, policy reports, interviews and books, this chapter outlines key school desegregation characteristics of Richmond, ... More


Fade to Brown

Steve Estes

in Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks to both the courtroom and the schoolroom to determine why segregation still existed in some American schools half a century after the watershed Brown v. Board of Education decision ... More


Oral Arguments in a Landmark Case

Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court: An Empirical Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195368628
eISBN:
9780199867554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368628.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The case of Brown v. Board of Education (1954) is used as an example of the role of the oral arguments in deciding a case. A chronology of the case's development is provided. Excerpts from the oral ... More


School Desegregation and the <i>Swann</i> Case

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Chambers's and his firm's immense contributions to the legal campaign to end school desegregation in the U.S. Chambers filed federal lawsuits against scores of recalcitrant ... More


Why Boundary Lines Matter So Much—and What We Have Done about Them

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter carefully describes how school district boundaries help structure segregation in our highly urbanized country. Drawing upon evidence from education, sociology, political science and law, ... More


A Curious Silence: Community Activism and the Legal Campaign to Implement Brown, 1958–1968

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

in Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195386592
eISBN:
9780190259723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386592.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses how LDF lawyer Constance Baker Motley litigated the Atlanta school desegregation, but without the support of a social movement united behind her pursuit of pupil integration. ... More


The Changing Valence of White Racial Innocence: Black-Brown Unity in the 1970s Los Angeles School Desegregation Struggles

Daniel Martinez HoSang

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tells the story of 1970s school desegregation in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on the responses of both Mexican Americans and African Americans within the context of racial ... More


Education and the Regional Agenda

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter underscores key findings from the original analysis and argues that they strengthen a robust evidence base supporting the need to more strongly insert education onto the regional agenda. ... More


Remembering the Meaning and Impact of School Desegregation

Tracy E. K'Meyer

in From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607085
eISBN:
9781469612553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607085.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the question: what has desegregation meant for individuals, the schools, and the community? Social scientists use educational achievement to measure long-term outcomes. But oral ... More


School Policy Is Housing Policy, and Vice Versa

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter illuminates the reciprocal relationship between school and housing segregation. Based largely on the work of noted desegregation scholars, it discusses the theory and research underlying ... More


The Battle over School Desegregation

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the late 1960s, activists in Flint had formally challenged the racial exclusions embedded within community education. However, civil rights groups articulated a critique of de facto segregation ... More


Black Power and Battles over Education

Tom Adam Davies

in Mainstreaming Black Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292109
eISBN:
9780520965645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292109.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines what were often multiracial battles over public education. In New York and Los Angeles, education reform movements evolved from existing school desegregation protest and ... More


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