The ordeal of integration : progress and resentment in America's "racial" crisis (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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The ordeal of integration : progress and resentment in America's "racial" crisis

Author: Orlando Patterson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Civitas/Counterpoint, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Americans are in the midst of a rejuvenated conversation about race. How we talk about race - or fail to - is one of the central themes of this book, which is certain to spark lively debate among intellectuals and policy advocates."--BOOK JACKET. "Unflinching in his analysis, Patterson chides professional race advocates, the mainstream media, and his fellow academics for homogenizing the 33 million Americans of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Patterson
ISBN: 1887178619 9781887178617 188717897X 9781887178976
OCLC Number: 45253661
Description: xi, 233 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The paradoxes of integration --
The moral and intellectual crisis of liberal Afro-American advocacy --
The moral crisis of conservative "racial" advocacy --
For whom the bell curves : the intellectual and cultural contradictions of genetic determinism --
Why we still need affirmative action --
Conclusion : what is to be done.
Responsibility: Orlando Patterson.

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In this provocative new book, sociologist Orlando Patterson takes on the intractable dilemma of race in late 20th-century America. Using current demographic research, Patterson exposes common  Read more...

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