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Our compelling interests : the value of diversity for democracy and a prosperous society.

Author: Nancy Cantor
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Cantor
ISBN: 9780691170480 0691170487
OCLC Number: 949219609
Contents: Acknowledgments ix List of Contributors xiii Introduction: The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society 1 Earl Lewis and Nancy Cantor The "Diversity Explosion" Is America's Twenty- first- Century Baby Boom 16 William H. Frey PART ONE: ESSAYS Chapter 1. Less Separate, Still Unequal: Diversity and Equality in "Post- Civil Rights" America 39 Thomas J. Sugrue Chapter 2. Toward a Connected Society 71 Danielle Allen Chapter 3. The Economic Value of Diversity 106 Anthony Carnevale and Nicole Smith PART TWO : COMMENTARIES Chapter 4. The Diversity of Diversity 161 Kwame Anthony Appiah Chapter 5. Group Interactions in Building a Connected Society 170 Patricia Gurin Chapter 6. Diversity and Institutional Life: Levels and Objects 182 Ira Katznelson Chapter 7. Diversity as a Strategic Advantage: A Sociodemographic Perspective 192 Marta Tienda Notes 207 Index 245

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