Beyond Desegregation The Politics of Quality in African American Schooling

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa

Part of the New Frontiers in Urban Education Series

Beyond Desegregation The Politics of Quality in African American Schooling Synopsis

This book presents a discussion among scholars about the need for, implications of and critical issues involved in looking beyond school desegregation to focus on the quality of African American schooling. The strategy of school desegregation is examined in the context of the power used by whites to control policy-making and implementation. The use of power by African Americans to resist schooling imposed by whites to maintain oppressive social relations is also discussed.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780803962637
Publication date: 22nd April 1996
Author: Mwalimu J. Shujaa
Publisher: Corwin Press Inc an imprint of SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 312 pages
Categories: Education, Sociology & anthropology,

About Mwalimu J. Shujaa

Mwalimu J. Shujaa is a professor and dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Southern University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He holds an EdD in anthropology of education from the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Dr. Shujaa was the founding executive director of the African World Studies Institute at Fort Valley State University in Georgia and successfully led that institution's effort to launch a degree program in African World Studies. He held joint appointments in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy in the Graduate School of Education and in ...

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