In Pursuit of a Dream Deferred: Linking Housing and Education Policy


More than forty years after the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education, segregation persists in our schools. In Pursuit of a Dream Deferred turns a critical eye toward this continuing problem and its relationship to housing segregation in the United States. This analysis comes at an important juncture in American history, as policymakers and school officials increasingly talk about the value of colorblind policies, vouchers, and neighborhood schools. The scholarship that currently addresses issues of segregation has focused on either housing or education, but not their interrelationship.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Gavin Kearney
  • Kenneth B. Clark
  • John A. Powell
  • Meredith Lee Bryant
  • Nancy A. Denton
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2001


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