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Uncivil rights : teachers, unions, and race in the battle for school equity

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

University of Chicago Press, Chicago ; London (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC213.23 .N45 P47 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9696390

Keywords:

African Americans--Education--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century, Civil rights movements--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century, Educational equalization--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century, Racism in education--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century, Teachers' unions--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century, Teachers--Civil rights--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century, Teachers--Political activity--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century

Abstract:

Contents: Building a "new social order": teachers, teacher unions, and equity in the Great Depression -- Muscular democracy: teachers and the War on Prejudice, 1940 - 1950 -- Organizing the oppressed teacher: teachers' rights in the Cold War -- "An educator's commitment": professionalism and civil rights in the 1960s -- From teachers' rights to teacher power -- Conclusion: moving beyond rights?: teacher professionalism and civil rights in the era of No Child Left Behind.

Publication Language:

eng