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Racial Taxation

by Camille Walsh The University of North Carolina Press (February 02, 2018)

In the United States, it is quite common to lay claim to the benefits of society by appealing to "taxpayer citizenship--the idea that, as taxpayers, we deserve access to certain social services like a public...


Print News and Raise Hell

by Kenneth Joel Zogry The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2018)

For over 125 years, the Daily Tar Heel has chronicled life at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at times pushed and prodded the university community on issues of local, state, and national...


Schooling the New South

by James L. Leloudis The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

Schooling the New South deftly combines social and political history, gender studies, and African American history into a story of educational reform. James Leloudis recreates North Carolina's classrooms as...


School Resegregation

by John Charles Boger & Gary Orfield The University of North Carolina Press (November 13, 2009)

Confronting a reality that many policy makers would prefer to ignore, contributors to this volume offer the latest information on the trend toward the racial and socioeconomic resegregation of southern schools....


Long Gray Lines

by Rod Andrew Jr. The University of North Carolina Press (January 14, 2003)

Military training was a prominent feature of higher education across the nineteenth-century South. Virginia Military Institute and the Citadel, as well as land-grant schools such as Texas A&M, Auburn, and Clemson,...


Self-Taught

by Heather Andrea Williams The University of North Carolina Press (November 20, 2009)

In this previously untold story of African American self-education, Heather Andrea Williams moves across time to examine African Americans' relationship to literacy during slavery, during the Civil War, and...


Schools in Transition

by Robin M. Williams Jr. & Margaret W. Ryan The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2010)

This volume is of great practical value for it is a series of case studies of communities that have made the change-over from biracial public schools to integrated systems. The experience of these communities...


The Quest for Citizenship

by Kim Cary Warren The University of North Carolina Press (September 13, 2010)

In The Quest for Citizenship, Kim Cary Warren examines the formation of African American and Native American citizenship, belonging, and identity in the United States by comparing educational experiences in...


Their Highest Potential

by Vanessa Siddle Walker The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

African American schools in the segregated South faced enormous obstacles in educating their students. But some of these schools succeeded in providing nurturing educational environments in spite of the injustices...


Hello Professor

by Vanessa Siddle Walker The University of North Carolina Press (August 16, 2009)

Like many black school principals, Ulysses Byas, who served the Gainesville, Georgia, school system in the 1950s and 1960s, was reverently addressed by community members as "Professor." He kept copious notes...


The NAACP's Legal Strategy against Segregated Education, 1925-1950

by Mark V. Tushnet The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2012)

The NAACP's fight against segregated education--the first public interest litigation campaign--culminated in the 1954 Brown decision. While touching on the general social, political, and economic climate in...


Greater than Equal

by Sarah Caroline Thuesen The University of North Carolina Press (August 01, 2013)

During the half century preceding widespread school integration, black North Carolinians engaged in a dramatic struggle for equal educational opportunity as segregated schooling flourished. Drawing on archival...


Engines of Innovation

by Holden Thorp & Buck Goldstein The University of North Carolina Press (August 12, 2013)

In Engines of Innovation, Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein make the case for the pivotal role of research universities as agents of societal change. They argue that universities must use their vast intellectual...


The Company He Keeps

by Nicholas L. Syrett The University of North Carolina Press (March 01, 2009)

Tracing the full history of traditionally white college fraternities in America from their days in antebellum all-male schools to the sprawling modern-day college campus, Nicholas Syrett reveals how fraternity...


Meaning Over Memory

by Peter N. Stearns The University of North Carolina Press (August 01, 2016)

In the midst of the heated battles swirling around American humanities education, Peter Stearns offers a reconsideration not of what we teach but of why and how we teach it. A humanities program, says Stearns,...


From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse

by Christopher M. Span The University of North Carolina Press (April 01, 2012)

In the years immediately following the Civil War--the formative years for an emerging society of freed African Americans in Mississippi--there was much debate over the general purpose of black schools and who...


Advancing Democracy

by Amilcar Shabazz The University of North Carolina Press (November 16, 2005)

As we approach the fiftieth anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (1954), it is important to consider the historical struggles that led to this groundbreaking decision. Four years earlier in Texas, the...


Past into Present

by Stacy F. Roth The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

First-person interpretation--the portrayal of historical

characters through interactive dramatization or roleplaying--is

an effective, albeit controversial, method used to bring history

to life at museums, historic...


Religion and American Education

by Warren A. Nord The University of North Carolina Press (July 01, 2014)

Warren Nord's thoughtful book tackles an issue of great importance in contemporary America: the role of religion in our public schools and universities. According to Nord, public opinion has been excessively...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Clarence L. Mohr The University of North Carolina Press (May 16, 2011)

Offering a broad, up-to-date reference to the long history and cultural legacy of education in the American South, this timely volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture surveys educational developments,...


The Inception of Modern Professional Education

by Bruce A. Kimball The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2009)

Christopher C. Langdell (1826-1906) is one of the most influential figures in the history of American professional education. As dean of Harvard Law School from 1870 to 1895, he conceived, designed, and built...


From Brown to Meredith

by Tracy E. K'Meyer The University of North Carolina Press (August 05, 2013)

When the Supreme Court overturned Louisville's local desegregation plan in 2007, the people of Jefferson County, Kentucky, faced the question of whether and how to maintain racial diversity in their schools....


The Jeanes Teacher in the United States, 1908-1933

by Lance G. E. Jones The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2011)

Most educators have heard of the Jeanes Teachers and know something of their work as supervisors of black rural schools in the southern states. The present volume--historical, descriptive, and critical--is an...


Learning to Win

by Pamela Grundy The University of North Carolina Press (April 03, 2003)

Over the past century, high school and college athletics have grown into one of America's most beloved--and most controversial--institutions, inspiring great loyalty while sparking fierce disputes.

In this richly...


The Uncertain Triumph

by Hugh Davis Graham The University of North Carolina Press (January 10, 2011)

Using the Kennedy and Johnson archives to analyze the evolution of educational policy from the perspective of the executive branch, Graham finds that the central theme was executive planning through presidential...


The Mario Garcia Omnibus E-book

by Mario T. Garcia The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2014)

This Omnibus E-Book brings together Mario Garcia's landmark books on Latino Studies.

The Latino Generation: Voices of the New America

Latinos are already the largest minority group in the United States, and experts...


Integrating Schools in a Changing Society

by Erica Frankenberg & Elizabeth DeBray The University of North Carolina Press (November 15, 2011)

In this comprehensive volume, a roster of leading scholars in educational policy and related fields offer eighteen essays seeking to illuminate new ways for American public education to counter persistent racial...


Boston Against Busing

by Ronald P. Formisano The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2012)

Perhaps the most spectacular reaction to court-ordered busing in the 1970s occurred in Boston, where there was intense and protracted protest. Ron Formisano explores the sources of white opposition to school...


The Joy of Teaching

by Peter Filene The University of North Carolina Press (November 13, 2009)

Gathering concepts and techniques borrowed from outstanding college professors, The Joy of Teaching provides helpful guidance for new instructors developing and teaching their first college courses.

Award-winning...


The Price of Defiance

by Charles W. Eagles The University of North Carolina Press (November 15, 2009)

When James Meredith enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi in 1962, the resulting riots produced more casualties than any other clash of the civil rights era. Eagles...


More Than One Struggle

by Jack Dougherty The University of North Carolina Press (December 15, 2005)

Traditional narratives of black educational history suggest that African Americans offered a unified voice concerning Brown v. Board of Education. Jack Dougherty counters this interpretation, demonstrating that...


Before Head Start

by Hamilton Cravens The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

Between the 1920s and the 1950s, the child welfare movement that had originated as a moral reform effort in the Progressive era evolved into the science of child development. In Before Head Start, Hamilton Cravens...


The History of Randolph-Macon Woman's College

by Roberta D. Cornelius The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2012)

The history of Randolph-Macon Woman's College has a claim upon the attention of all who are interested in the education and achievement of women. Its course through the years is set forth in the present volume,...


Freedom's Teacher

by Katherine Mellen Charron The University of North Carolina Press (November 30, 2009)

In the mid-1950s, Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987), a former public school teacher, developed a citizenship training program that enabled thousands of African Americans to register to vote and then to link...


States of Emergency

by Russ Castronovo & Susan Gillman The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2009)

The contributors to this volume argue that for too long, inclusiveness has substituted for methodology in American studies scholarship. The ten original essays collected here call for a robust comparativism...


Schooling the Freed People

by Ronald E. Butchart The University of North Carolina Press (September 27, 2010)

Conventional wisdom holds that freedmen's education was largely the work of privileged, single white northern women motivated by evangelical beliefs and abolitionism. Backed by pathbreaking research, Ronald...


Brown's Battleground

by Jill Ogline Titus The University of North Carolina Press (December 05, 2011)

When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, Prince Edward County, Virginia, home to one of the five cases combined by the Court under Brown, abolished its public...


Why Rural Schools Matter

by Mara Casey Tieken The University of North Carolina Press (October 30, 2014)

From headlines to documentaries, urban schools are at the center of current debates about education. From these accounts, one would never know that 51 million Americans live in rural communities and depend on...


Blowout!

by Mario T. Garcia & Sal Castro The University of North Carolina Press (March 21, 2011)

In March 1968, thousands of Chicano students walked out of their East Los Angeles high schools and middle schools to protest decades of inferior and discriminatory education in the so-called "Mexican Schools."...


Paulo Freire and the Cold War Politics of Literacy

by Andrew J. Kirkendall The University of North Carolina Press (October 06, 2010)

In the twentieth century, illiteracy and its elimination were political issues important enough to figure in the fall of governments (as in Brazil in 1964), the building of nations (in newly independent African...