Toward a Critical Race Theory of Education.

@article{LadsonBillings1995TowardAC,
  title={Toward a Critical Race Theory of Education.},
  author={Gloria J. Ladson-Billings and William F. Tate},
  journal={Teachers College Record},
  year={1995},
  volume={97},
  pages={47-68}
}
This article asserts that despite the salience of race in U.S. society, as a topic of scholarly inquiry, it remains untheorized. The article argues for a critical race theoretical perspective in education analogous to that of critical race theory in legal scholarship by developing three p r o p o s i t i o n s : (1) race continues to be significant in the United States; (2) U.S. society is based on property rights rather than human rights; and (3) the intersection of race and property creates… Expand
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