Latino Civil Rights in Education: La Lucha Sigue documents the experiences of historical and contemporary advocates in the movement for civil rights in education of Latinos in the United States. These critical narratives and counternarratives discuss identity, inequality, desegregation, policy, public school, bilingual education, higher education, family engagement, and more, comprising an ongoing effort to improve the conditions of schooling for Latino children. Featuring the perspectives and research of Latino educators, sociologists, historians, attorneys, and academics whose lives were guided by this movement, the book holds broad applications in the study and continuation of social justice and activism today.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
"This groundbreaking book gathers the stories of the struggle for social justice through the voices of Latina/o leaders in education. Offering poignant, moving testimonios and well-researched scholarly essays, this collection covers the significant court cases that ultimately ended the racist educational policies under Jim Crow."
-Norma E. Cantu, Professor of Latina/Latino Studies and English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City
"Latino Civil Rights in Education is a unique and rich compendium of compelling, wonderfully told reflections on activism, agency, and transformative resistance around improving schooling in the US for Chicanos/Mexicanos, Boricuas, and other Latinos. This book is a must-read for educators and scholars in Chicano or Boricua studies and anyone interested in social activism and organizing, qualitative inquiry, and/or indigenous methodologies."
-Reynaldo F. Macias, Professor of Chicana/o Studies, Education and Applied Linguistics at the University of California, Los Angeles
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