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Author Zimmerman, Jonathan, 1961-

Title Whose America? : culture wars in the public schools / Jonathan Zimmerman.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.432 Z65w 2002    ---  Available
Description 307 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-293) and index.
Contents Introduction : beyond Dayton and Chicago -- History wars. Ethnicity and the history wars -- Struggles over race and sectionalism -- Social studies wars in New Deal America -- The Cold War assault on textbooks -- Black activism, white resistance, and multiculturalism -- God in the schools. Religious education in public schools -- School prayer and the conservative revolution -- The battle for sex education -- Epilogue : searching for common ground.
Subject Educational sociology.
United States -- History -- Study and teaching.
Culture conflict.
Cultural pluralism.
ISBN 0674009185 (alk. paper)

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