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07-01-2019 | Book Review

Nancy E. Dowd: Reimagining Equality: A New Deal for Children of Color

New York: New York University Press, 2018, 256pp, ISBN: 9781479893355

Auteur: Ashley Ortiz

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence | Uitgave 1/2019

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In Reimagining Equality: A New Deal for Children of Color, Nancy Dowd proposes a developmental equality model to accomplish children’s equality. The model can be used for the basis for policy and litigation strategies to identify and dismantle structural discrimination. This model would prevent inequality for children, and provide affirmative support for all children’s opportunities to develop equitably. Dowd gradually but successfully makes this case in three parts. In Part I, the author examines the developmental life course of Black boys from birth to adulthood (age eighteen) based on social science-focused literature and research. Significant developmental milestones are discussed, and their challenges from conditions designed by the state are uncovered. Dowd’s analysis of Black boys functions to expose the structural discrimination that fosters inequality and subordination of Black boys in society, processes that are inextricably linked to their identities. In Part II, the author uses current developmental frameworks to outline a developmental equality model in legal and public policy contexts. Finally, In Part III, Dowd explores strategies to implement her comprehensive model, “A New Deal for Children,” to support equality for all children for future generations. …
Literatuur
go back to reference Dowd, N. E. (2018). Reimagining Equality: A new deal for children of color. New York: New York University Press. Dowd, N. E. (2018). Reimagining Equality: A new deal for children of color. New York: New York University Press.
go back to reference Mallett, C. A. (2017). The school-to-prison pipeline: disproportionate impact on vulnerable children and adolescents. Education and Urban Society, 49(6), 563–592. https://​doi.​org/​10.​1177/​0013124516644053​.​ CrossRef Mallett, C. A. (2017). The school-to-prison pipeline: disproportionate impact on vulnerable children and adolescents. Education and Urban Society, 49(6), 563–592. https://​doi.​org/​10.​1177/​0013124516644053​.​ CrossRef
go back to reference Moore v. City of East Cleveland (1977). 431 U.S. 494. Moore v. City of East Cleveland (1977). 431 U.S. 494.
go back to reference Sherman, F., & Balck, A. (2015). Gender injustice: System-level juvenile justice reforms for girls. Portland: The National Crittenton Foundation. Sherman, F., & Balck, A. (2015). Gender injustice: System-level juvenile justice reforms for girls. Portland: The National Crittenton Foundation.
Metagegevens
Titel
Nancy E. Dowd: Reimagining Equality: A New Deal for Children of Color
New York: New York University Press, 2018, 256pp, ISBN: 9781479893355
Auteur
Ashley Ortiz
Publicatiedatum
07-01-2019
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Youth and Adolescence / Uitgave 1/2019
Print ISSN: 0047-2891
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-6601
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-018-0975-6

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