3 edition of urban school: a factory for failure found in the catalog.
urban school: a factory for failure
Ray C. Rist
Bibliography: p. -261.
|Statement||[by] Ray C. Rist.|
|LC Classifications||LC2771 .R57|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 265 p.|
|Number of Pages||265|
|LC Control Number||73015580|
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The Urban School: A Factory for Failure. A Study of Education in American Society. Rist, Ray C. This book describes what has happened to one group of young black children in an urban school inside a black community persistently and doggedly contained by surrounding whites.
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Ray C. Rist weaves a grim tale of an entrenched urban system conspiring unwittingly with its professional staff to reinforce a caste system in America. THE URBAN SCHOOL: A FACTORY FOR FAILURE, Ray Rist, Cambridge, Urban school: a factory for failure book.
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