1st Edition

Children, Race, and Power Kenneth and Mamie Clark's Northside Center

By Gerald Markowitz, David Rosner Copyright 1996
    324 Pages 13 Color Illustrations
    by Routledge

    324 Pages
    by Routledge

    A portrait of two important black social scientists and a broader history of race relations, this important work captures the vitality and chaos of post-war politics in New York, recasting the story of the civil rights movement.

    1: The Abandonment of Harlem's Children; 2: The Northside Center for Child Development; 3: Philanthropy and Psychiatry, an Exercise in White Power; 4: Children Apart: Education and the Uses of Power; 5: “The Child, the Family, and the City”; 6: Juvenile Deliquency and the Politics of Community Action; 7: Urban Renewal and Development and the Promise of Power


    College and CUNY Graduate Center. David Rosner is Professor of History and Public Health at Columbia University and Co-Director of the Program in the History of Public Health and Medicine. Their earlier publications include Deadly Dust: Silicosis and the Politics of Occupational Disease in Twentieth-Century America (1994); Slaves of the Depression: Workers' Letters about Life on the Job (1987); and Dying for Work: Workers' Safety and Health in Twentieth Century America (1989).