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A Rhodes scholar, Jay MacLeod holds degrees in social studies and theology. He and his wife, Sally Asher, spent four years in Mississippi, where their work with local teenagers led to the publication of Minds Stayed on Freedom: The Civil Rights Struggle in the Rural South, An Oral History (Westview Press). MacLeod is now an Anglican priest in Chesterfield, a declining mining and market town in Asher’s native England.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Urban poor -- United States -- Case studies.
Youth with social disabilities -- United States -- Case studies.
Social mobility -- United States -- Case studies.
Equality -- United States -- Case studies.