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Kenneth J. Meier - The Politics of African-American Education: Representation, Partisanship, and Educational Equity - 9781107105263 - V9781107105263
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The Politics of African-American Education: Representation, Partisanship, and Educational Equity

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Description for The Politics of African-American Education: Representation, Partisanship, and Educational Equity hardcover. The book provides a comprehensive assessment of current African-American education policy and its politics. Num Pages: 264 pages, 25 b/w illus. 59 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFSL3; JNFR; JPHC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 460.
Based on the 1,800 largest school districts in the United States over a decade, The Politics of African-American Education documents the status of African-American education and the major role that partisanship plays. The book brings together the most comprehensive database on minority education to date that centers around three arguments. First, partisanship permeates African-American education; it affects who is elected to the school board, the racial composition of school administrators and teachers, and the access of African-American students to quality education. Second, African-American representation matters. The effectiveness of African-American representation, however, is enhanced in Democratic districts while representation in Republican ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
Number of Pages
264
Place of Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781107105263
SKU
V9781107105263
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About Kenneth J. Meier
Kenneth J. Meier is the Charles H. Gregory Chair in Liberal Arts and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Texas A & M University. He is also a Professor of Public Management at the Cardiff University School of Business. He was formerly the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory and the editor of the American Journal ... Read more

Reviews for The Politics of African-American Education: Representation, Partisanship, and Educational Equity
'The deep and broad impact of political party context on local education outcomes for racial minorities, which Meier and Rutherford carefully delineate and document, is striking. This well-crafted and provocative study deserves close attention from scholars, policy makers, and, indeed, all who care about American democracy.' Rodney Hero, University of California, Berkeley 'Looking at the politics of African American education through ... Read more

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