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Black conservative intellectuals in modern America

Author: Michael L Ondaatje
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2010.
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Michael L. Ondaatje delves deeply into the historical archive to chronicle the origins of black conservatism in the United States from the early 1980s to the present. Focusing on three significant policy issues--affirmative action, welfare, and education--Ondaatje critically engages with the ideas of nine of the most influential black conservatives. He further documents how their ideas were received, both by white  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Ondaatje
ISBN: 9780812242065 0812242068 9780812222043 0812222040
OCLC Number: 320800467
Description: 220 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Profiles of an intellectual vanguard --
Affirmative action dilemmas --
Partisans of the poor? --
Visions of school reform.
Responsibility: Michael L. Ondaatje.

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Michael L. Ondaatje examines the ideas and arguments of prominent black conservative thinkers during the past three decades, charting the evolution of black conservative thought in relation to key  Read more...

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