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Both Sides Now: The Story of School Desegregation's Graduates Paperback – January 20, 2009


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“Amidst dismal news of increasing inequality and resegregation, we are all apt to forget that there was a time in our history when the nation was moving in the other direction, often by the force of court orders, but backed by a measure of liberal will that saw, in school integration, the seeds of social justice. What, exactly, were the lasting achievements of desegregation? Based on interviews with graduates from integrated high schools from Texas to Ohio, from Pasadena to Charlotte, twenty years after they completed their degrees, the authors find that whites who shared classrooms with blacks are more concerned about equality, more critical of 'blame the victim' discourse, and more appreciative of what black culture has contributed to the American fabric. This book provides compelling, moving, and profoundly important testimony to the wisdom of policies that bring us together across the color line.”—Katherine S. Newman, coauthor of The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America.

Both Sides Now is an exquisite, vital and compelling portrait of the human side of school desegregation. The authors provide a meticulous, well-designed study of a deeply complex issue and then offer us something even grander. In this beautiful book, readers get the rare privilege of hearing the eloquent, unfiltered voices of men and women who actually attended racially mixed schools. These are people with more than just stories to tell. They have lessons to teach our nation-about the meaning of democracy, about America's aspirations for cohesion, and about schooling experiences that might allow us to live more happily and work more productively in our increasingly diverse nation.”—Susan Eaton, author of The Children of Room E4

"Amy Stuart Wells and colleagues vividly portray the ephemeral nature of interracial contact in the history of desegregated schools in the United States. In this telling portrayal of the high school Class of 1980—some of desegregation's first beneficiaries—Wells and company provide a textured and complex examination of just how difficult it was and is to achieve the social ideals of the Brown decision. No other piece of work has provided such gripping and intimate sociological and historical details of earlier interracial school contact. Such relations, as Wells et al. argue, are certain to have long-term effects on the communal fabric of our nation. Both Sides Now is a book that should be read by anyone who cares about the state of racial diversity in American schools."—Prudence Carter, author of Keepin' It Real: School Success Beyond Black and White

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Amy Stuart Wells is Professor of Sociology and Education,Teachers' College, Columbia University. Jennifer Jellison Holme is Assistant Professor of Educational Policy, University of Texas, Austin. Anita Tijerina Revilla is Assistant Professor of Women's Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Awo Korantemaa Atanda is Survey Specialist, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

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