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Racism in American Education: A Model for Change


reviewed by William H. Moody - 1977

coverTitle: Racism in American Education: A Model for Change
Author(s): William E. Sedlacek, Glenwood C. Brooks
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Racism is the Hydra that threatens the quality of American life. The venom is injected into all facets of the American experience. How does one deal with this monster that strikes in so many different ways? William E. Sedlacek and Glenwood C. Brooks of the University of Maryland have chosen to attack one of the heads of the Hydra. They have sought to deal with racism in education. The problem is further delineated by defining that aspect of racism that can be dealt with within the framework of a replicable model to be used for effecting change in racist attitudes as they affect American education. The highly evocative term, racism, requires some explicatory comments before we can meaningfully deal with it in a behavior modification context. The authors have defined racism as "the individual or collective actions of individuals in one group which result in negative outcomes for persons identified with another... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 78 Number 4, 1977, p. 489-491
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1251, Date Accessed: 11/21/2019 5:29:10 AM

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