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Florida International University

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

2003

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School Desegregation In Broward County, Florida 1970-1998 : A Historical Study Of Power, Janice Boursiquot Jul 2003

School Desegregation In Broward County, Florida 1970-1998 : A Historical Study Of Power, Janice Boursiquot

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This is a historical case study on school desegregation and power in Broward County, Florida from 1970 to 1998. The purpose of this study is to describe, explain and analyze types of power used by the School Board of Broward County, Florida and community activists, in their efforts to influence desegregation decisions from 1970 to 1998. In addition, this study explains who benefited and who won from the School Board's desegregation decisions and who governed those decisions?

A historical case study approach was used as the method for conducting this study. Data sources included 11 interviews of individuals who ...