Acting White: The Ironic Legacy of Desegregation

Stuart Buck (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$34.80
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
December 05, 2011
Pages
261
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300171204

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About the Author

An honors graduate of Harvard Law School, Stuart Buck is a Ph.D. student in education policy at the University of Arkansas. His work has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, the Administrative Law Review, and several other scholarly journals.

Reviews

"Acting White asks why African American students still lag so far behind their peers in academic achievement and offers a thoughtful and provocative answer to this crucial question."Stephan Thernstrom, Harvard University -- Stephan Thernstrom
"[Buck] reminds us that we should remember that everything is composed of light and shadow. Before we attempt to improve schools, we need to understand the impact of change on culture, on deeply ingrained habits and ways of thinking."--Phil Brand, "Washington Times"--Phil Brand "Washington Times "
""Acting White" asks why African American students still lag so far behind their peers in academic achievement and offers a thoughtful and provocative answer to this crucial question."--Stephan Thernstrom, Harvard University

--Stephan Thernstrom
"The best race book of the year."--John McWhorter, "New Republic" blog--John McWhorter"New Republic" (06/03/2010)