Literacy and racial justice : the politics of learning after Brown v. Board of Education / Catherine Prendergast ; with a foreword by Gloria Ladson-Billings

Author(s): Prendergast, Catherine, 1968-
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Subjects: African Americans--Education
Literacy--United States
Discrimination in education--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2003
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: xvi, 205 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Gloria Ladson-Billings
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Tangled History of Literacy and Racial Justice 1
1. The Economy of Literacy: How the Supreme Court Stalled the Civil Rights Movement 16
2. Bakke's Legacy: The New Rhetoric of Racial Justice 42
3. Desegregation Comes to the Piedmont: Locating Ways with Words 58
4. Give Me Your Literate: Literacy and the American Dream 95
5. Literacy and Racial Justice in Practice: High School X 120
Conclusion: The Politics of Learning after Brown 164
Notes 179
References 189
Index 199
Notes: LCCN: 2002154285
ISBN: 0809325241 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 080932525X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-198) and index
Contents: The economy of literacy: how the Supreme Court stalled the civil rights movement -- Bakke's legacy: the new rhetoric of racial justice -- Desegregation comes to the Piedmont: locating Ways with words -- Give me your literate: literacy and the American dream -- Literacy and racial justice in practice: high school X -- Conclusion: the politics of learning after Brown
King copy given by John Edward Miller, Class of '81 & '84, in Honor of Penny Winslow Miller, Class of '84
Donation Info: Honoree : Miller, Penny Winslow
Donor : Miller, John Edward
OCLC Number: 51088027
ISBN/ISSN: 0809325241
080932525X