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A storm over this court : law, politics, and Supreme Court decision making in Brown v. Board of Education / Jeffrey D. Hockett.

Author/Creator:
Hockett, Jeffrey D.
Publication:
Charlottesville, Va : University of Virginia Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 267 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Constitutionalism and democracy
Constitutionalism and democracy
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Subjects:
Brown, Oliver, 1918-1961 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
School integration -- United States.
Discrimination in education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Contents:
Introduction
Barriers to desegregation
The attitudes of the justices
Law, anticipated violence, and the loyalty to the court
A sense of the court's mission
The relevance of foreign affairs
Domestic political considerations
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780813933740 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813933749 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813933757 (e-book)
0813933757 (e-book)
OCLC:
809456931