Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White

Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White

by Tim J. Wise, Wise J. Wise
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415950481

ISBN-13: 9780415950480

Pub. Date: 02/06/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Affirmative Action examines the larger structure of institutional white privilege in education, and compares the magnitude of white racial preference with the policies typically envisioned when the term "racial preference" is used. In doing so, the book demonstrates that the American system of education is both a reflection of and a contributor to a

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Affirmative Action examines the larger structure of institutional white privilege in education, and compares the magnitude of white racial preference with the policies typically envisioned when the term "racial preference" is used. In doing so, the book demonstrates that the American system of education is both a reflection of and a contributor to a structure of institutionalized racism and racial preference for the dominant majority.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415950480
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/06/2005
Series:
Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1Affirmative action past and present11
2White racial preference in education38
3Responding to critics of affirmative action68
4Defending affirmative action : it's about more than diversity149

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