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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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