There are many publications related to issues of race and the segregation, desegregation, and re-segregation of schools in the United States. What follows is a partial list of books and doctoral dissertations with subject matter related to this project:
Aaron, M. R. (1999). The higher education of African Americans in Kansas City, Missouri: A history of Lincoln Junior College, 1936-1954. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Missouri, 1999). Ann Arbor, MI: Bell & Howell.
Anderson, J. (1988). Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
Anyon, J. (1997). Ghetto schooling: A political economy of urban educational reform. Teachers College Press.
Anyon, J. (2005). Radical possibilities: Public policy, urban education, and a new social movement. New York: Routledge.
Apple, M. W. (1996). Cultural politics & education. New York: Teachers College Press.
Apple, M. W. (2004). Ideology and curriculum, 3rd ed. New York: Routledge.
Britzman, D. (1990). Practice makes practice: A critical study of learning to teach. New York: SUNY Press.
Caruthers, L., & Friend, J. (2016). Great expectations: What kids want from our urban public schools. Foreword by Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Collins, P. H. (1990). Black feminist thought: Knowledge, consciousness, and the politics of empowerment, Vol. 2. Perspectives on Gender. New York: Routledge.
Darling-Hammond, L. (1997). The right to learn: A blueprint for creating schools that work. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Dunn, J. M. (2008). Complex justice: The case of Missouri v. Jenkins. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press.
Gay, G. (2003). Becoming multicultural educators: Personal journey toward professional agency. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Genovese, E. (1974). Roll, Jordan, roll: The world the slaves made. New York: Pantheon Books.
Giroux, H. A. (2004). Border crossings: Cultural workers and the politics of education, 2nd ed. New York: Routledge.
Gotham, K. F. (2002). Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development: The Kansas City Experience, 1900-2000. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Hollins, E. (2008). Culture in school learning: Revealing the deep meaning, 2nd Ed. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Irvine, J. J. (1990). Black students and school failure. Policies, practices, and prescriptions. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Inc.
Ladson-Billings, G. (2001). Crossing over to Canaan: The journey of new teachers in diverse classrooms. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Kluger, R. (1976). Simple justice: The history of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America’s struggle for equality. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Manning, M. L.,& Baruth, L. G. (2004). Multicultural education of children and adolescents. Boston: Pearson Education.
McLaren, P. (2003). Life in schools: An introduction to critical pedagogy in the foundations of education. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
Meier, A., & Rudwick, E. (1976). The origins of nonviolent direct action in Afro-American protest: A note on historical discontinuities. In A. Meier & E. Rudwick (Eds.). Along the Color Line: Explorations of the Black Experience (pp. 307- 404). Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
Miller-Lachmann, L., & Taylor, L. S. (1995). Schools for all: Educating children in a diverse society. Albany: Delmar Publishers.
Moran, P. W. (2005). Race, law, and the desegregation of public schools. New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC.
Nieto, S. (2002). Language, culture, and teaching: Critical perspectives for a new century. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Raffel, J.A. (2002). History of school desegregation. In D.J. Armor, C.H. Rossel & H.J. W Walberg (Eds.), School desegregation in the 21st century (pp. 17-33). Westport: Praeger.
Sayers, D. (1996). Educational equity issues in an information age. In E. C. Lagemann & L. P Miller (Eds.), Brown v. Board of Education: The challenge for today’s schools (pp.167-174). New York: Teacher College Press.
Scheurich J. J., & Skrla, L. (2003). Leadership for equity and excellence: Creating high-achievement classrooms, schools, and districts. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Sitkoff, H. (1993). The struggle for black equality: 1954-1992 (Rev. ed.). NY: Hill and Wang.
Sleeter, C. E., & McLaren, P. L. eds. (1995). Multicultural education and critical pedagogy: The politics of difference. Albany: SUNY Press.
Spring, J. (2006). Deculturalization and the struggle for equality: A brief history of the education of dominated cultures in the United States. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Thompson, G. L. (2004). Through ebony eyes: What teachers need to know but are afraid to ask about African American students. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Tyack, D., & Hansot, E. (1982). The managers of virtue: Public school leadership in America, 1820 – 1980. New York: Basic Books.
Tyack, D., & Cuban, L. (1995). Tinkering toward utopia: A century of public school reform. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Wexler, P. (1992). Becoming somebody: Toward a social psychology of school. Washington, DC: Falmer Press.
Williams, B. (Ed.). (2003) Closing the achievement gap: A vision to guide change in beliefs and practices, 2nd Ed. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Young, I. M. (1990). Justice and the politics of difference. Princeton: Princeton University Press.