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Published: 25 October 2017

168 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190633639

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The Science and Law of School Segregation and Diversity

Roger J.R. Levesque

American Psychology-Law Society Series

  • Provides an overview of how the legal system approaches inequality based on racial/ethnic status
  • Enumerates the foundational rationales guiding the legal system's approach to treating different racial/ethnic groups similarly or differently, with a specific focus on schooling
  • Presents a comprehensive analysis of the empirical findings relating to the implementation of laws that would address racial disparities in schooling and educational outcomes
  • Responds to likely criticisms that may serve as obstacles to legal approaches that are more consistent with societal concerns about diversity and the essence of equality

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