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Savage inequalities

children in America"s schools

by Jonathan Kozol

  • 153 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Crown Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Children with social disabilities -- Education -- United States,
    • Children of minorities -- Education -- United States,
    • Segregation in education -- United States,
    • Education, Urban -- Social aspects -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJonathan Kozol.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC4091 .K69 1991
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Paginationix, 262 p. ;
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1539084M
      ISBN 10051758221X
      LC Control Number91017574

        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. He eloquently paints. Savage Inequalities Children in America's Schools (Paperback): Kozol, Jonathan: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * An impassioned book, laced with anger and indignation, about how our public education system scorns so many of our children The New York Times Book Review In , Jonathan Kozol set off to spend time with children in the American public education system.

        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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“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 TodayCited by: Jonathan Kozol’s book, Savage Inequalities, is a critical look at the American educational system and its failures.

The main argument of the book is that a tremendous divide exists between rich and poor in education, a divide intensified by ethnic and racial prejudice.

Kozol claims that in many communities and localities, American. I picked this book up while researching for my book, since my protagonist grew up in the Bronx housing projects. But Savage Inequalities ended up meaning so much more, and led to a big Jonathan Kozol reading spree.

Racial inequality, our apathy for the poor, all such concepts that seemed distant, became urgent and real for me/5. Full text of " SAVAGE INEQUALITIES - ENG - JONATHAN KOZOL " See other formats. SAVAGE INEQUALITIES CHILDREN IN AMERICA'S SCHOOLS JONATHAN KOZOL I look into the faces of these children.

At this moment they seem full of hope and innocence and expectation. The little girls have tiny voices and they squirm about on little chairs and lean forward. Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools is a book written by Jonathan Kozol that examines the American educational system and the inequalities that exist between poor inner-city schools and more affluent suburban schools.

Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future due to the vastly underequipped, understaffed, and underfunded schools that exist in Author: Ashley Crossman.

“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().

Praise for Savage Inequalities “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 “Kozol has written a book that must be read by anyone interested in education.”—Elizabeth Duff, Philadelphia Inquirer.

About Savage Inequalities. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “An impassioned book, laced with anger and indignation, about how our public education system scorns so many of our children.”—The New York Times Book Review InJonathan Kozol set off to spend time with children in the American public education system.

Savage Inequalities is a savage indictment Everyone should read this important book.” Elizabeth Duff, Philadelphia Inquirer “Kozol has written a book that must be read by anyone interested in education.” Emily Mitchell, Time “The forces of equity have now been joined by a powerful voice.

EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK "Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools" is a book about numbers more than about children. However, children's voices, as well as the voices of other school staff, are heard throughout.

But the numbers are the foundation of the story: numbers of dollars spent in wealthy districts, the smaller number spent in. 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).

Savage Inequalities is a savage indictment Everyone should read this important book.”—Robert Wilson, USA Today “Kozol has written a book that must be read by anyone interested in education.”—Elizabeth Duff, Philadelphia Inquirer “The forces of equity have now been joined by a powerful voice/5(7).

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.

Jonathan Kozol has been awarded the National Book Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award. His book Savage Inequalities was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and 4/5(7). Praise for Savage Inequalities “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 “Kozol has written a book that must be read by anyone interested in education.”—Elizabeth Duff, Philadelphia InquirerBrand: Crown.

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.