Desegregating Chicago’s Public Schools

Policy Implementation, Politics, and Protest, 1965–1985

  • Authors
  • Dionne Danns

Part of the Historical Studies in Education book series (HSE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Dionne Danns
    Pages 1-17
  3. Dionne Danns
    Pages 57-89
  4. Dionne Danns
    Pages 187-192
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 193-245

About this book


Highlighting the processes and missteps involved in creating and carrying out school desegregation policies in Chicago, Dionne Danns discusses the challenges of using the 1964 Civil Rights Act to implement school desegregation and the resultant limitations and effectiveness of government legislative power in bringing about social change.


civil rights desegregation government politics school social change state

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47210-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-35758-8
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