Diversity and Community in the Academy: Affirmative Action in Faculty Appointments

Celia Wolf-Devine

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

In the wake of court rulings that have forced university administrators to reevaluate affirmative action policies, this balanced, thoughtful book examines three typical defenses of those policies: that affirmative action compensates for past discrimination; that it provides role models and ensures diversity; and that it corrects for systemic bias against women and racial minorities.