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Affirmative action : racial preference in black and white

Author: Tim J Wise
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Positions (RoutledgeFalmer (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From its inception in the 1960s, affirmative action has created heated debates about how to deal with past and present racism within the arena of education. Speaker, consultant and author Wise believes educators should heed the warning signs of the demise of affirmative action, and openly discuss its tenets and applications at the root level.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim J Wise
ISBN: 0415950481 9780415950480 041595049X 9780415950497
OCLC Number: 56413445
Description: vii, 196 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Affirmative action, past and present --
White racial preference in education --
Responding to critics of affirmative action --
Defending affirmative action.
Series Title: Positions (RoutledgeFalmer (Firm))
Responsibility: Tim J. Wise.
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Written by an anti-racism, journalist, this text focuses on white privileges in all levels of education, comparing the magnitude of white racial preference with the policies envisioned when using  Read more...

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"Wise's insightful defense of affirmative action flips the script on the so-called 'racial preference' debate. Not only does he respond effectively to the deceptive arguments of the right, but he Read more...

 
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