Power, protest, and the public schools Jewish and African American struggles in New York city by Melissa F. Weiner

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions,
  • Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions,
  • Public schools -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Discrimination in education -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Racism in education -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMelissa F. Weiner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC2803.N5 W45 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23712967M
ISBN 109780813547725
LC Control Number2009036233

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