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Savage inequalities : children in America's schools / Jonathan Kozol
Book | Broadway Paperbacks | 2012? | First Broadway paperbacks edition.
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Edition
First Broadway paperbacks edition.
Description
318 pages ; 21 cm
Note
Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Crown Publishers, Inc., a division of Random House, Inc., New York, in 1991.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
To The Reader -- Looking Backward: 1964-1991 -- Chapter 1: Life on the Mississippi -- Chapter 2: Other People's Children -- Chapter 3: The Savage Inequalities of Public Education in New York -- Chapter 4: Children of the City invincible -- Chapter 5: The Equality of Innocence -- Chapter 6: The Dream Deferred, Again in San Antonio -- Appendix -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Summary
National Book Award-winning author Jonathan Kozol presents his shocking account of the American educational system in this stunning New York Times bestseller which has sold more than 85,000 hardcover copies. The book provides readers with an opportunity to get involved with a postcard they can sign and mail to the president at the White House. Includes case studies of public schools in six cities.
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9780770435684 (pbk.)
0770435688 (pbk.)
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