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- DescriptionTheorizing that prejudices would have the most profound effect on persons in a period of major personality growth such as adolescence the authors interviewed students on the social and psychological impact of attending a desegregated school. Their sensitive method of questioning elicited astonishingly honest and perceptive responses from students of widely differing ideological views. Such polarized subgroups as the black militants and white racists, as well as the hippies, the Mexican-Americans, and the peaceniks, are represented in the book. Using a case studies approach, sprinkled with comments by the authors the book transcribes the students' own words about
- interracial dating
- the generation gap in attitudes toward racial mixing
- discrimination by teachers, counselors, and school administrators
- differences in the pattern of racial prejudice in elementary, junior high and senior high schools
- Author(s)Frank A. Petroni,etc.
- PublisherWW Norton & Co
- Date of Publication15/03/1971
- SubjectPopular Science
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLiveright Publishing Corporation
- Out-of-print date07/05/2016
- Content NoteIll.
- Weight426 g
- Width152 mm
- Height250 mm
- Spine15 mm
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