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Defending diversity : affirmative action at the University of Michigan

Autore: Patricia Gurin
Editore: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2004.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Even as lawsuits challenging its admissions policies made their way through the courts, the University of Michigan carried the torch for affirmative action in higher education." "The University's position on affirmative action was vindicated in June 2003, when the Supreme Court ruled that race may be used as a factor in university admissions programs. The Court thus upheld what the University had argued all along:
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Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Defending diversity.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607068353
Tipo materiale: Government publication, State or province government publication, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Patricia Gurin
ISBN: 0472113070 9780472113071
Numero OCLC: 53880324
Descrizione: 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Why history remains a factor in the search for racial equality / Earl Lewis --
The evolving language of diversity and integration in discussion of affirmative action from Bakke to Grutter / Jeffrey S. Lehman --
The educational value of diversity / Patricia Gurin [and others] --
Afterword / Mary Sue Coleman.
Responsabilità: Patricia Gurin [and others] ; introduction by Nancy Cantor ; afterword by Mary Sue Coleman.
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The University of Michigan instituted one of the first affirmative action programmes to ensure diversity in its classrooms. This book illuminates the many benefits of a diverse higher educational  Per saperne di più…

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