Black social capital : the politics of school reform in Baltimore, 1986-1998

Orr, Marion, 1962-

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  • Creator Marion Orr
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, [1999] ©1999
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  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0700609814, 9780700609819, 0700609822, 9780700609826
  • OCLC ocm41338014

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-229) and index.

Contents

  • Social capital, urban regimes, and school reform -- The formation of black social capital in Baltimore -- Patronage culture and the politics of biracial cooperation -- political economy and city schools, 1950-1990 -- School reform through site-based management -- Neighborhood mobilization: the Barclay and stadium school movements -- Civic elites and the Baltimore commonwealth -- defeat of private management -- School reform and the city-state connection -- Lessons from the Baltimore experience
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