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Marilyn's Publications

Below are a selection of Marilyn Gittell's publications on educational justice and reform.


Gittell, M. (1995). Achieving Excellence With Equality, The Federal Role. Youth Policy. Vol.16, No.4.

Gittell, M. (1994). School Reform in New York and Chicago: Revisiting the Ecology of Local Games. Urban Affairs Quarterly. pp.l36-15l.

Gittell, M. (1990). Women on Foundation Boards: The lllusion of Change. Women and Foundations/Corporate Philanthropy. pp. 1 ,2.

Gittell, M. (1990). Education Recentralization Won't Work. New York Newsday. June 13, 1990. p54.

Gittell, M. (1983). The Consequences of Mandatory Citizen Participation. Policy Studies Review. Vol. 3. No. I.

Gittell, M. (1981). Localizing Democracy out of Schools. Social Policy. pp.4-12.

Gittell, M. (1977). Critique of Citizen Participation in Education. Journal of Education. Vol. 159. No. l. pp.7-23.

Gittell, M. (1977). A Fair Shake for CUNY and SUNY. Newsday. pp.5,8.

Gittell, M. (1975). The Illusion of Affirmative Action. Change. Vol. 7. No.8. October 1975. pp.39-43.

Gittell, M. (1972). Decentralization and Citizen Participation in Education. Public Administration Review. pp.670-686.

Gittell, M. (1970)School Politics: Professionalism vs. Reform. Journal of Social Issues. Vol. 26. No.3.

Gittell, M. & Berube, M. (1970). In Whose Interest is the Public Interest. Social Policy. May-June 1970. pp.5-9.

Gittell, M.  (1969). Political Power and Reform of Urban Education.

Gittell, M. (1969). Church in Metropolis. No. 21. pp.25-29. Urban School Reform. Compact. Vol. 3. No.2. pp. 4-7.

Gittell, M. & Fantini, M. (1969). The Ocean Hill-Brownsville Experiment. Phi Delta Kappan. Vol. I. No.8., pp.442-445.

Gittell, M. (1968). Urban School Reform in the 1970s. Education and Urban Society. Vol. I. No. l. pp.9-20.

Gittell, M. (1968). Expanding Public Participation in Urban Education. AAUW Journal. pp.l67,187-189.

Gittell, M. (1968). Teacher Power and its Implications for Urban Education. Theory into Practice. Vol. VU. No.2. pp.80-82.

Gittell, M. (1967). Professionalism and Public Participation. Public Administration Review. Vol. XXVIl. No.3. pp.237-251.

Gittell, M. (1967). Problems of School Decentralization in New York City. Urban Review. Vol. II. No. l.


Gittell, M. (Ed.). (1998). Strategies for School Equity: Creating Productive Schools in a Just Society. Yale University Press.

Gittell, M. (Ed.). (1986).  State Politics and the New Federalism: Commentaries and Readings. Longman. 544p.

Bastian, A., Fruchter, N., Gittell, M., Greer, C., Haskins, K. (1986). Choosing Equality: The Case for Democratic Schooling. Temple University Press. 222p.

Gittell, M. (1980). Limits of Citizen Participation: The Decline of Community Organizations. Sage, 280p.

School Boards and School Poli cy. Praeger, 1973. 169p.

Gitell, M. & Fantini, M. (1973). Decentralization: Achieving Reform. Praeger. 170p.

Gittell, M. (1972). Local Control in Education. Praeger. 142p.

Fantini, M., Gittell, M. & Magat, R. (1970). Community Control and the Urban School. Praeger. 268p.

Gittell, M. & Berube, M. (Eds). (1969). Confrontation at Ocean Hill Brownsville. Praeger, 1969. 340p.

Gittell, M. & Hevesi, A. (Eds.). (1969). The Politics of Urban Education. Praeger. 386p.

Gittell, M. & Hollander, T.E. (1968). Six Urban School Districts: A Comparative Study of Institutional Response. Praeger, 329p.

Gittell, M. (1967). Participants and Participation: A Study of School Policy in New York City. Praeger, 1967.  

Gittell, M. (Ed.). (1967) Educating an Urban Population. Sage. 320p.