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The Resource The diversity bargain : and other dilemmas of race, admissions, and meritocracy at elite universities, Natasha K. Warikoo

The diversity bargain : and other dilemmas of race, admissions, and meritocracy at elite universities, Natasha K. Warikoo

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The diversity bargain : and other dilemmas of race, admissions, and meritocracy at elite universities
Title
The diversity bargain
Title remainder
and other dilemmas of race, admissions, and meritocracy at elite universities
Statement of responsibility
Natasha K. Warikoo
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"We've heard plenty from politicians and experts on affirmative action and higher education, about how universities should intervene if at all to ensure a diverse but deserving student population. But what about those for whom these issues matter the most? In this book, Natasha K. Warikoo deeply explores how students themselves think about merit and race at a uniquely pivotal moment: after they have just won the most competitive game of their lives and gained admittance to one of the world's top universities. What Warikoo uncovers talking with both white students and students of color at Harvard, Brown, and Oxford is absolutely illuminating; and some of it is positively shocking. As she shows, many elite white students understand the value of diversity abstractly, but they ignore the real problems that racial inequality causes and that diversity programs are meant to solve. They stand in fear of being labeled a racist, but they are quick to call foul should a diversity program appear at all to hamper their own chances for advancement. The most troubling result of this ambivalence is what she calls the "diversity bargain," in which white students reluctantly agree with affirmative action as long as it benefits them by providing a diverse learning environment. Racial diversity, in this way, is a commodity, a selling point on a brochure"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warikoo, Natasha Kumar
Dewey number
378.73
Index
index present
LC call number
LA229
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • College students
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • College students
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Race
  • Minorities
  • Merit (Ethics)
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Education, Higher
  • EDUCATION
  • Minorities
  • Cultural pluralism
  • College students
  • Education, Higher
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • United States
  • England
Label
The diversity bargain : and other dilemmas of race, admissions, and meritocracy at elite universities, Natasha K. Warikoo
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Race, racism, and "playing the race card" at Oxford
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A.
  • Respondent characteristics and race frames
  • Appendix B.
  • A note on methods
  • Appendix C.
  • Interview questions (US version)
  • Beliefs about meritocracy and race
  • American students.
  • Making sense of race
  • The university influence
  • Merit and the diversity bargain
  • The moral imperatives of diversity
  • British students.
  • Race frames and merit at Oxford
Control code
959554293
Extent
1 online resource (x, 293 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226400280
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 958712
  • 1ecca5ef-cbc0-4672-ba08-71f9560a7561
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)959554293
Label
The diversity bargain : and other dilemmas of race, admissions, and meritocracy at elite universities, Natasha K. Warikoo
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Race, racism, and "playing the race card" at Oxford
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A.
  • Respondent characteristics and race frames
  • Appendix B.
  • A note on methods
  • Appendix C.
  • Interview questions (US version)
  • Beliefs about meritocracy and race
  • American students.
  • Making sense of race
  • The university influence
  • Merit and the diversity bargain
  • The moral imperatives of diversity
  • British students.
  • Race frames and merit at Oxford
Control code
959554293
Extent
1 online resource (x, 293 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226400280
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 958712
  • 1ecca5ef-cbc0-4672-ba08-71f9560a7561
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)959554293

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