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Prendergast, Catherine – Harvard Educational Review, 2002
Analyzes three landmark Supreme Court cases in which the value of literacy and the reality of racial discrimination were contested. Concludes that there is an ideology in which the economy of literacy is regarded as white property and argues that these court decisions have stalled the civil rights movement. (Contains 59 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Critical Theory