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The trouble with diversity : how we learned to love identity and ignore inequality

Author: Walter Benn Michaels
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A critique of the American obsession with diversity argues that we are ignoring the ever-widening economic divide in American society, that diversity has created a false notion of social justice, and that we need to emphasize equality over diversity.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Benn Michaels
ISBN: 080507841X 9780805078411 9780805083316 0805083316
OCLC Number: 69734621
Description: ix, 243 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: ch. 1. The trouble with race --
ch. 2. Our favorite victims --
ch. 3. Richer, not better --
ch. 4. Just and unjust rewards --
ch. 5. Who are we? Why should we care? --
ch. 6. Religion in politics : the good news.
Responsibility: Walter Benn Michaels.
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A critique of the American obsession with diversity argues that we are ignoring the ever-widening economic divide in American society, that diversity has created a false notion of social justice, and that we need to emphasize equality over diversity.

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