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Brown Bag Lunch with Jennifer Stillman, author of "Gentrification and Schools"

  • 140 Horace Mann
  • 11/27/2012, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Join us for a Brown Bag Discussion

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

140 Horace Mann


TC Alum Jennifer Stillman

Gentrification and Schools

Join us for a conversation with Jennifer Stillman about her new book, Gentrification in Schools!

Gentrification and Schools examines the school choice process of Gentry Parents - white, middle and upper-middle class, highly-educated parents living in gentrifying neighborhoods - to determine how, through the compounding effect of their many individual choices, a segregated urban school in a gentrifying neighborhood is able to transform into an integrated school, a process Jennifer Burns Stillman calls "tipping in." This book uses data from 52 formal interviews of Gentry Parents in three different gentrifying/gentrified neighborhoods in New York City, and data from dozens of informal interviews and observations of Gentry Parents on playgrounds, school tours, and in pre-school cubby rooms.

A light lunch will be provided.

  • Vikash Reddy
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