Prejudice and Your Child

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Wesleyan University Press, Aug 1, 1988 - Family & Relationships - 292 pages
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Analyzes racial prejudice and its impact on white as well as black children, and provides wise counsel and a plan for action that is as fresh—and as necessary—as when the book was first written.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
How Children Learn About Race
17
Society and Childrens Feelings About Race
25
The Negro Child and Race Prejudice
43
The White Child and Race Prejudice
66
What Can Schools Do?
85
What Can Social Agencies Do?
95
What Can the Churches Do?
104
The Legal Background of the School Segregation
143
Text of the Supreme Court Opinions May 171954
156
The Effects of Segre
166
Criticism of the Social
185
The Role of the Social Sciences in Desegregation
207
The 1954 Social Science Statement and School
236
Bibliography
273
Index
282

What Can Parents Do?
113
American Children and the Future
130

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About the author (1988)

KENNETH B. CLARK is often called "the scholar of the civil rights movement." He was graduated from Howard University and received his Ph.D. from Columbia University. Best known for research cited by the Supreme Court in Brown, he is Distinguished Professor of Psychology Emeritus at the City University of New York; president of Clark, Phipps, Clark, and Harris; former president of the American Psychological Association; member of the New York State Board of Regents; and author of, among other books, King, Malcolm, and Baldwin; Dark Ghetto; and Pathos of Power. His home is in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

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