Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 September 2015

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195342727

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Despite the Best Intentions

How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools

Amanda E. Lewis and John B. Diamond

Transgressing Boundaries: Studies in Black Politics and Black Communities

  • An eye-opening contribution to a public policy debate about schools and race that has raged for decades
  • Focusing on a diverse suburban school in a relatively wealthy neighborhood, the authors take the revolutionary approach of looking within the school for clues as to what might cause the racial achievement gap
  • Based on five years of in-depth quantitative and qualitative research