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Beyond Busing Reflections on Urban Segregation, the Courts, and Equal Opportunity

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ISBN-10: 0472031295

ISBN-13: 9780472031290

Edition: 2005

Authors: Paul R. Dimond

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A compelling insider's account of the fight for educational desegregation, from one of its most dedicated and outspoken heroes. A new afterword explains the author's controversial belief that the moment for litigating educational equality has passed, clear-sightedly critiquing his own courtroom strategies and the courts' responses, before closing with an assessment of the economic and social changes that he feels have already moved us "beyond busing." "An extraordinarily informative and thoughtful book describing the process of bringing Brown [v. Board of Education] North and the impact this process had upon national attitudes toward desegregation." --Drew S. Days III, Yale Law Journal …    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 11/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

To Speak against Segregation
Black Voices in White America: The Dayton School Case, November, 1972
"Our Troubled Times Demand Such Sacrifices": The Detroit School Case, 1970-74
The NAACP Challenge to Segregation
The Trial of Judge Roth, April to September, 1971
Metropolitan Conversion in the Lower Courts, October, 1971, to June, 1973
The Detroit Case in the Supreme Court, June, 1973, to July, 1974
"Avoiding an Education": The First Round in the Dayton School Case, July, 1972, to June, 1977
The Trial of Judge Rubin, July, 1972, to December, 1972
The Skirmishes between the Sixth Circuit and Judge Rubin, January, 1973, to September, 1976
The Supreme Court Sounds Retreat, December, 1976, to June, 1977
Standing and Waiting: The Floundering of the Legal Challenges to Housing Segregation in the 1970s
Open Housing, Closed Court, 1970-79
Waiting for Gautreaux: The Chicago Public Housing Case, 1950-79
The Lower Courts Answer the Supreme Court's Call to Retreat, 1976-78
Judge Duncan's Trial of the Columbus School Case, April, 1976, to October, 1977
The Sixth Circuit on Trial: The Columbus and Dayton School Cases on Appeal, June, 1977, to July, 1978
Reprise and Preview: The Wilmington School Case, 1971-78
Trial by Three Judges, 1971-75
The Interdistrict Remedy, 1976-78
The Supreme Court and the School Desegregation Cases, 1978-80
The Briefs and Arguments in the Supreme Court
The Decisions from the Supreme Court, 1979-80
Conclusion
Retrospect
Prospect
Sources
Selected Bibliography
Table of Principal Cases