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To fulfill these rights : political struggle over affirmative action and open admissions

Author: Amaka Okechukwu
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]
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In To Fulfill These Rights, Amaka Okechukwu offers a historically informed sociological account of the struggles over affirmative action and open admissions in higher education. Through case studies  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Okechukwu, Amaka, author.
To fulfill these rights
New York : Columbia University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019013978
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amaka Okechukwu
ISBN: 9780231183086 0231183089 9780231183093 0231183097
OCLC Number: 1064706446
Description: xvi, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A right of post-war citizenship : the emergence of mass higher education and race-and-class inclusive admissions --
Legal mobilization : racial political strategy and affirmative action retrenchment in the federal courts --
Board votes and ballot initiatives : racial political strategy in trustee decision-making and state elections --
A force of nature : student resistance to policy elimination --
The limitations of diversity : defensive innovation after the end of affirmative action and open admissions.
Responsibility: Amaka Okechukwu.

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In this timely book, Amaka Okechukwu illuminates the shifting political landscape and policy retrenchment in the wake of the dismantling of affirmative action. Despite the use of 'diversity' and Read more...

 
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