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On being included : racism and diversity in institutional life

On being included : racism and diversity in institutional life

Author: Sara Ahmed
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press : Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], cop. 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Argues that a commitment to diversity is frequently substituted for a commitment to actual change. This title traces the work that diversity does, examining how the term is used and the way it serves  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online:
On Being Included : Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Ahmed
ISBN: 0822352362 9780822352365 0822352214 9780822352211
OCLC Number: 1038568039
Description: 243 s. : ill.
Contents: Introduction: On arrival --
Institutional life --
The language of diversity --
Equality and performance culture --
Commitment as a non-performative --
Speaking about racism --
Conclusion: A phenomenological practice
Responsibility: Sara Ahmed.


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