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Author Carter, Prudence L.
Title Stubborn roots : race, culture, and inequality in U.S. and South African schools / Prudence L. Carter.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
ISBN 0199899630 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780199899630 (cloth : alk. paper)
0199899657 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780199899654 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC No. 758646792
Description xiv, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-225) and index.
Contents Distinctions and convergences: a brief history of race and education in the United States and South Africa -- Selecting "good" schools in the U.S. and South Africa -- Paradoxes of opportunity: resources, boundaries, and organizational-racial habitus -- Student 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.
Author Carter, Prudence L.
Subject Educational equalization -- United States -- Case studies.
Educational equalization -- South Africa -- Case studies.
Discrimination in education -- United States -- Case studies.
Discrimination in education -- South Africa -- Case studies.
Multiculturalism -- United States -- Case studies.
Multiculturalism -- South Africa -- Case studies.

 Main Stacks  LC213.2 .C37 2012    AVAILABLE