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Reparable Harm

Reparable Harm: Assessing and Addressing Disparities Faced by Boys and Men of Color in California, Executive Summary

Copyright Date: 2009
Edition: 1
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 24
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    Reparable Harm
    Book Description:

    The summary discusses some of the greatest disparities for boys and men of color relative to their white counterparts across specific socioeconomic, health, safety, and school readiness indicators in California and provides information about different strategies for reducing the disparities--including effective programs, practices, and policies--that can begin making an important difference in changing the life course of boys and men of color.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-4675-8
    Subjects: Sociology, Health Sciences, Education

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-2)
  2. Preface
    (pp. 3-3)
  3. Executive Summary
    (pp. 4-21)

    An expanding body of literature has documented that racial and ethnic disparities exist across a broad array of domains (Williams and Collins, 1995; Krieger et al., 1993). The literature also addresses how racial and ethnic disparities have developed and persisted over time in the context of historical and structural racism that, in turn, have shaped policies, practices, and programs in ways that create disadvantage for certain groups (Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change, 2004; Hofrichter, 2003). This history and institutionalization of disadvantage has meant that “inequities that exist at all levels of society have persistent, profound, and long-lasting effects” (King...

  4. References
    (pp. 22-23)
  5. Back Matter
    (pp. None)