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Stubborn roots : race, culture, and inequality in U.S. and South African schools

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Oxford University Press, Oxford England ; New York, p.239 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC213.2 .C37 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9571058

Keywords:

Discrimination in education--South Africa--Case studies, Discrimination in education--United States--Case studies, Educational equalization--South Africa--Case studies, Educational equalization--United States--Case studies, Multiculturalism--South Africa--Case studies, Multiculturalism--United States--Case studies

Abstract:

Contents: Distinctions and convergences: a brief history of race and education in the United States and South Africa -- Selecting "good" schools in the United States and South Africa -- The paradoxes of opportunity: resources, boundaries, and organizational-racial habitus -- Cultural flexibility: the (un) making of multicultural navigators -- The more things change, the more threatening they feel: white youths' attitudes on equity -- Equity and empathy: growing equality of opportunity -- Stubborn roots: weeding out educational inequality.

Publication Language:

eng