On the Limits of the Law: The Ironic Legacy of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights ACT

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On the Limits of the Law is Stephen Halpern's compelling examination of the legal struggle to control the enforcement of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act -- the historic provision prohibiting racial discrimination in programs receiving federal financial assistance. Although the provision appeared to have immense power to fight racial inequality in education, Halpern argues, attacking the problem through legal rights and litigation distorted our understanding of educational inequality based on race and limited the ...

On the Limits of the Law: The Ironic Legacy of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights ACT 1995, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801848971

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