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Suburban and Urban Schools: Two Sides of a National Metropolitan Coin

John L. Rury

in Creating the Suburban School Advantage: Race, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748394
eISBN:
9781501748417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748394.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter describes the development of educational systems in the United States through much of the twentieth century, and changes in metropolitan life following the Second World War. Patterns of ... More


A Past Found

Campbell F. Scribner

in The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501700804
eISBN:
9781501704116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700804.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the interrelated changes in the United States' metropolitan landscape during the postwar era, which in turn explain the origins and evolution of ... More


The Afterlife of the Postwar Suburban Church

Gretchen Buggeln

in The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694952
eISBN:
9781452953557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694952.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores what has happened to these buildings as suburban demographics shifted dramatically after the 1960s. Questions of renovation, and preservation are considered through case studies ... More


Creating Justice for the Poor in the New Metropolis

Margaret Weir

in Justice and the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676125
eISBN:
9781452947822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676125.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This final chapter focuses on rectifying the injustices that confront the residents of so many urban and suburban communities at the start of the twenty-first century. Efforts to reduce the economic ... More


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