Reading for Friday, June 11, 2021

Joshua B. Freeman, Working-Class New York (2000) Chapter 14

Background Reading

Marjorie Murphy, Blackboard Unions, (1990) Chapter 12, “Black Power v. Union Power: The Crisis of Race”

David Selden, The Teacher Rebellion (1985), Part III, “Militancy Matures: 1968-1970”

Joshua B. Freeman, Working-Class New York (2000), “A Man By the Name of Albert Shanker”

Karen Ferguson, Top Down: The Ford Foundation, Black Power, and the Reinvention of Racial Liberalism (2013), chapters 1 – 3

Charles E. Isaacs, Inside Ocean-Hill Brownsville: A Teacher’s Education 1968-69 (2014) Chapters 1-3

Diane Ravitch, The Great School Wars (1974), chapters 23 – 24

Mark H. Maier, City Unions: Managing Discontent in New York City, pp. 108-136

John O’Neill, “The Rise and Fall of the UFT” (1970)

Richard D. Kahlenberg, Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles over Schools, Unions, Race and Democracy, Chapters 1-3

Vera Pavone and Norm Scott, “Albert Shanker: Ruthless Neocon” (a review of Kahlenberg) New Politics (Summer 2008)

Stephen Cole, The Unionization of Teachers: A Case Study of the UFT, Chapters 3-4

Joshua Freeman, Working Class New York, Chapter 12

David Selden, Report from the UFT (Phi Delta Kappa 1964)

Jack Schierenbeck, Class Struggles: The UFT Story, Parts 6, 7 and 8 (New York Teacher 1996)
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