Desegregation: Resistance and Readiness

reviewed by Kenneth Clark - 1959

coverTitle: Desegregation: Resistance and Readiness
Author(s): Melvin M. Tumin
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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There is no doubt of the need for careful, systematic, and relevant research on the problem of desegregation in general and the specific problem of desegregation of public schools. The urgency of this need is increased by the fact that educational and research foundations have apparently decided not to subsidize social science research in this most important area of contemporary social change in American society. Research in desegregation during the past two or three years has been restricted to that which could be done by individuals with the limited resources, time, and help which could be provided by their own initiative or by the limited funds of a few social agencies or educational institutions. Desegregation; Resistance and Readiness is one of the better examples of this type of limited research on a crucial social problem. Tumin's study is a serious, systematic, careful research approach to a complex social, political, and psychological... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 60 Number 7, 1959, p. 411-411 ID Number: 4408, Date Accessed: 3/8/2021 8:17:17 PM

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