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Challenging racism in higher education : promoting justice

Challenging racism in higher education : promoting justice

Author: Mark A Chesler; Amanda E Lewis; James E Crowfoot
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Challenging Racism in Higher Education provides conceptual frames for understanding the historic and current state of intergroup relations and institutionalized racial discrimination in our colleges and universities. Subtle and overt forms of privilege and discrimination on the basis of race, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, religion, and physical ability are present on almost all campuses, and they

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chesler, Mark A.
Challenging racism in higher education.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Chesler; Amanda E Lewis; James E Crowfoot
ISBN: 0742524566 9780742524569 0742524574 9780742524576
OCLC Number: 970980440
Description: xiv, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Context --
Contemporary Struggles Over Race and Racial Equality/Justice --
A History of Racism in U.S. Higher Education --
An Organizational Framework for Analyzing Racism in Educational Organizations --
Part II. Campus Members' Experiences --
White Students in the University --
Students of Color in the University --
The Experiences of Diverse Faculty Teaching in Diverse Classrooms --
Collegiate/University Boards, Presidents, and Senior Officials: Governing and Administering with Diversity --
Part III. Challenging Discrimination and Promoting Multiculturalism --
Strategies of Organizational Change --
Planning Multicultural Audits --
Administrative and Faculty Roles in Advancing Multiculturalism --
Student Programs and Initiatives Promoting Multiculturalism --
Examples of Collegiate/University Multicultural Change Recommendations --
Part IV. The Future? --
Looking Toward the Future.
Responsibility: Mark Chesler, Amanda Lewis, and James Crowfoot.
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