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Whose America?

Culture Wars in the Public Schools

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$28.50 • £22.95 • €25.50

ISBN 9780674018600

Publication Date: 11/30/2005


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  • Introduction: Beyond Dayton and Chicago
  • I. History Wars
    • 1. Ethnicity and the History Wars
    • 2. Struggles over Race and Sectionalism
    • 3. Social Studies Wars in New Deal America
    • 4. The Cold War Assault on Textbooks
    • 5. Black Activism, White Resistance, and Multiculturalism
  • II. God in the Schools
    • 6. Religious Education in Public Schools
    • 7. School Prayer and the Conservative Revolution
    • 8. The Battle for Sex Education
  • Epilogue: Searching for Common Ground
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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