Includes bibliographical references (p. -195) and index.
Introduction to Tipping In Research Design Gentry Parents: Their School Choice Preferences and their Process of Choosing a School Tipping In: Attracting the Innovator and Early Adopter GPs to Segregated Schools Solving the Collective Action Problem Tipping In: Retaining the Innovator and Early Adopter GPs Tipping In: Attractive Early Majority GPs to a Stage 2 Changing School Tipping In: Retaining the Early Majority GPs, a Crucial Period in the School Integration Process Tipping In: a Diverse School Summary and Policy Recommendations References Appendices Tables.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
This book 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 the author calls 'tipping in.' This study 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. (source: Nielsen Book Data)