Race in the Schoolyard Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities

ISBN-10: 0813532256

ISBN-13: 9780813532257

Edition: 2003

Authors: Amanda E. Lewis, Myra Bluebond-Langner

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This text takes the reader inside children's classrooms and reveals the lessons about race that are communicated there, both implicitly and explicitly. It examines how ideas about race and racial inequality take shape and are passed along around in the classroom and schoolyard.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 3/18/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Amanda E. Lewis is assistant professor in the Departments of Sociology and African American Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago. They are both fellows at the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago.

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