The Other Struggle for Equal Schools: Mexican Americans During the Civil Rights Era

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Product Details

Price
$37.89
Publisher
State University of New York Press
Publish Date
Pages
220
Dimensions
6.04 X 0.56 X 9.2 inches | 0.77 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780791435205
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About the Author

Ruben Donato is Professor of Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the author of Mexicans and Hispanos in Colorado Schools and Communities, 1920-1960, also published by SUNY Press.

Reviews

"Donato builds a strong case for understanding the segregation and resistance to integration that Mexicans and Mexican Americans faced early in this century, and continue to face to this day. He is an exceptionally good storyteller who is able to weave scholarship into events. This book will be an eye-opener to most educators." -- Christian Faltis, Arizona State University, Tempe

"Mexican Americans comprise the fastest-growing group of school-aged children in the United States. Because of the dearth of information about their history, and particularly about their public schooling, the perception is that the population is mostly an immigrant population that has recently arrived. Donato debunks several common stereotypes and establishes many parallels related to modern-day immigrant issues and the educational system." -- Kathy Escamilla, University of Colorado, Denver

"Mexican Americans have been a historical presence in the Southwest since well before their U.S. annexation. The need for historical documentation of this group's educational experiences is urgently needed." -- Lilia I. Bartolome, Harvard Graduate School of Education