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Mayors and Schools Minority Voices and Democratic Tensions in Urban Education by Stefanie Chambers

Mayors and Schools Minority Voices and Democratic Tensions in Urban Education


Mayors and Schools Minority Voices and Democratic Tensions in Urban Education by Stefanie Chambers

Analyzes the trend toward increased mayoral control of urban schools, using Chicago and Cleveland as case studies


I believe that Chambers
book will make a tremendous contribution to the current and future debates about urban school reform. The focus on two important US cities will make it a must read for those interested in urban politics. The focus on minority incorporation will draw readers interested in race and American politics. Finally, Chambers

focus on urban school reform will make this book of interest to those who care about the state of America
's urban school systems. Marion Orr, Department of Political Science, Brown University Timely and nuanced...Chambers

book is notable for its attention to historical context and its balanced presentation of competing evidence. Urban Affairs Review

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Publication date

28th June 2006


Stefanie Chambers

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Temple University Press,U.S.


240 pages


Central government policies
Physical anthropology



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