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21-03-2018 | Book Review

Roger J.R. Levesque: The Science and Law of School Segregation and Diversity

New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2018, 155 pp, ISBN 978-0-190-63363-9

Auteur: Adam Destrampe

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence | Uitgave 6/2018

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Professor Roger J.R. Levesque seeks to interpret where empirical research on school segregation detaches from the United States government and what is currently being done about it, as well as where these sources lie within the foundation of our Constitution, and possible realities that could emerge from the gridlock within the legal system. Levesque begins with the hallmark court case that desegregated American schools, Brown v. Board of Education, and using other cornerstone court cases for evidence such as Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District to branch out toward an empirical analysis of the legal developments of racial classifications. In doing so, Levesque evaluates and impressive amount of evidence dictating whether or not the two fundamental approaches to segregation policy—anti-subordination and anti-classification—can be tailored into today’s educational policies. Although it is without committing a logical fallacy to say that this book is for academic and legal scholars only, this book does require a general legal vocabulary and would be best suited for those looking to conduct research or better understand the complexities that lie burrowed inside America’s legal and educational systems. …
Literatuur
go back to reference Levesque, R. J. R. (2018). The science and law of school segregation and diversity. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Levesque, R. J. R. (2018). The science and law of school segregation and diversity. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Metagegevens
Titel
Roger J.R. Levesque: The Science and Law of School Segregation and Diversity
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2018, 155 pp, ISBN 978-0-190-63363-9
Auteur
Adam Destrampe
Publicatiedatum
21-03-2018
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Youth and Adolescence / Uitgave 6/2018
Print ISSN: 0047-2891
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-6601
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-018-0840-7

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