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Savage Inequalities

Jonathan Kozol

Savage Inequalities

children in America"s schools

by Jonathan Kozol

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children of minorities -- Education -- United States.,
  • Education, Urban -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Socially handicapped children -- Education -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJonathan Kozol.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 262 p. ; 21 cm.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21584414M
    ISBN 100060974990
    LC Control Number92052636


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The Night is Dark And I am Far From Home - Illiterate America - Rachel and Her Children. An impassioned book, laced with anger and indignation, about how our public education system scorns so many of our children.” –New York Times Book Review “I was unprepared for the horror and shame I felt Savage Inequalities is a savage indictment Everyone should read this important book.” –Robert Wilson, USA Today/5(34).

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The result of his work is the book Savage Inequalities, a searing expose of the extremes of wealth and poverty in America's public school system and the blighting effect it has on poor children. What startled Kozol most was the remarkable degree of segregation he found nearly everywhere he went, and the fact that no public official, in any.

Savage Inequalities is a book by Jonathan Kozol subtitled Children in America's chronicles the social effects of under-investment and neglect in public schools. It also details the. Jonathan Kozol traveled from the most blighted neighborhoods of Chicago to the urban wreckage of Camden, New Jersey; from the ghetto suburbs of Detroit to inner-city San Antonio; East St.

Louis, and Washington, D.C. Everywhere, he discovered separate systems of public schools, with the children of America's poor condemned to schools that are underfunded, understaffed, physically Author: Jonathan Kozol. Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol is a book that focuses on the American education system.

The author discusses the differences in funding in various school districts across the United States.

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The remainder of the book details his observations over that year and suggests causes for this shocking state of affairs. Savage Inequalities is published inand the author warns that the situation may have changed since his investigation.

Kozol's journey starts in East St. Louis, Illinois. Traveling with a woman from a religious order. Savage Inequalities carries a sense of urgency and immediacy, and will certainly revive debate on the most vital, fundamental, and controversial issue facing America today.

© Jonathan Kozol (P) Brilliance Audio, Inc. Kozol again turns a floodlight on a dark corner of the nation's soul, the classrooms of the minority poor. Here, Kozol returns to the public schools where he began a career as spokesman for the powerless and conscience of the privileged 25 years ago (Death at an Early Age).

Reports of schools in black and Hispanic communities from New York to California&#; where not only books, crayons Author: Jonathan Kozol.

Within Within Savage InequalitiesSavage Inequalities •• Kozol argues that AmericaKozol argues that America’’s schools are more s schools are more segregated now then they were in segregated now then they were in •• His points are based on two years of His points are based on two years ofFile Size: KB.

This book exposes the foundations of the “savage inequalities” of the educational system. It is a clear and straightforward solution that the nation must spend more money on the poor and minorities in the schools if the nation is to remain great and to live up to its promises.

Author: HyperGEAR TIFF/PDF Convert Library Created Date: 8/19/ PM. In his book, Savage Inequalities, Jonathan Kozol attempts to bring the statistics to life and convey emotion through interviews and personal accounts of the plight of poverty.

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Book; genre. Nonfiction, Political; The question Jonathan Kozol wishes to put before the American people in Savage Inequalities is a disarmingly simple one: Are. I review the excellent book, Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools by Jonathan Kozol. Savage Inequalities Jonathan Kozol's Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools may be the most depressing non-fiction book that should be on every person's must-read list.

Kozol divides his book into six chapters, each of which examines the specific conditions faced by children in a particular area. The Savage Inequalities of Public Education in New York - Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools - by Jonathan Kozol - National Book Award-winning author Jonathan Kozol presents his shocking account of the American educational system in this stunning.

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Savage Inequalities, Chapters 5 and 6 Conclusion and References Chapter 6 The bottom line and what seems to be the underlying theme throughout the book is there are many levels of breakdown when it comes to education in the United States.

Money is one of the biggest issues of. Among his other major works are Rachel and Her Children, a study of homeless mothers and their children, which received the Robert F. Kennedy Book. Chapter 2 Summary: “Other People’s Children: North Lawndale and the South Side of Chicago” The next chapter directly illustrates the inequality in education, comparing an affluent neighborhood and an impoverished one.

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