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Author Rury, John L., 1951- author.

Title Creating the suburban school advantage : race, localism, and inequality in an American metropolis / John L. Rury.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2020.

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Description 1 online resource (272 pages) : illustrations.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
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Series Histories of American education
Histories of American education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : educating the divided metropolis -- Suburban and urban schools : two sides of a national metropolitan coin -- Uniting and dividing a heartland metropolis : growth and inequity in postwar Kansas City -- Fall from grace : the transformation of an urban school system -- Racialized advantage : the Missouri suburban school districts -- Conflict in suburbia : localism, race and education in Johnson County, Kansas -- Epilogue : an enduring legacy of inequality.
Summary "This book describes how an ethos of localism and racial exclusion created a perceived and real advantage for suburban school districts in the postwar era, focusing on developments in metropolitan Kansas City"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Suburban schools -- Missouri -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area -- History.
Suburban schools -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- History.
Discrimination in education -- Missouri -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area -- History.
Discrimination in education -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- History.
Racism in education -- Missouri -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area -- History.
Racism in education -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- History.
Educational equalization -- Missouri -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area -- History.
Educational equalization -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Rury, John L. Creating the suburban school advantage : race, localism, and inequality in an American metropolis. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2020 Histories of American education 9781501748400
ISBN 9781501748394 (cloth)
9781501748400
9781501748417 (e-book)

 
    
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