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Affirmative action on campus

Affirmative action on campus

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Published by Jossey-Bass Inc. in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minority college students -- United States -- Recruiting,
  • Minority students -- United States,
  • Minorities -- Education (Higher) -- United States,
  • Universities and colleges -- Admission

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph G. Ponterotto, Diane E. Lewis, Robin Bullington, editors.
    SeriesJossey-Bass higher and adult education series, New directions for student services -- no. 52
    ContributionsPonterotto, Joseph G., Lewis, Diane E., Bullington, Robin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105 p. ;
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15516146M
    ISBN 101555428169
    OCLC/WorldCa22966134

    Chilling Admissions documents and examines their struggle to foresee the consequences of abandoning affirmative action in admissions and financial aid, and to devise viable alternatives for promoting and preserving campus diversity. Table of Contents. Foreword by Christopher Edley, Jr. "Campus Resegregation and Its Alternatives" by Gary Orfield. Alon evaluates how these different policies foster campus diversity and socioeconomic mobility by comparing the Israeli policy with a simulated model of race-based affirmative action and the U.S. policy with a simulated model of class-based affirmative action. Alon finds that affirmative action at elite institutions in both countries is a key.

    In an Intelligence Squared U.S. event, two teams recently debated the motion, "Affirmative action on campus does more harm than good." In these events, the team that sways the most people by the. The book's most significant contribution may be its persuasive, data-based analysis of affirmative action. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in higher education's role in creating a more equitable society."—Diversity & Democracy.

    The development of applicable affirmative action legislation and practice and the current role of the affirmative action officer are discussed. Threats to affirmative action and possible answers to those threats are identified, and specific ways by which the affirmative action officer's role might be strengthened are described. (MLW).   That is one theme of a new book, The Future of Affirmative Action: New Paths to Higher Education Diversity After Fisher v. University of Texas, and it was a subtle but persistent subtext of a half-day discussion of the book here Tuesday.


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The Case for Affirmative Action on Campus: Concepts of Equity, Considerations for Practice. by Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher (Author), Denise O’Neil Green (Author), M. Christopher Brown II (Author), David O.

Stovall (Author) & 1 more. ISBN Price: $   It was the start of their work, together with Katherine Clayton, a political science Ph.D. student at Stanford University, on Campus Diversity: The Hidden Consensus, just published by Cambridge University Press.

The book's thesis is that students generally support affirmative action -- both for admissions and for faculty hiring. The authors explore the historical context, the philosophical and legal foundations of affirmative action, present contemporary attitudes to the issue on and off campus, and.

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Christopher Brown II, David O. Stovall | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Affirmative action on campus.

San Francisco, CA.: Jossey-Bass Inc., Debating for this motion that affirmative action on campus does more harm than good, let's introduce Richard Sander. He is a professor of law at UCLA school of law and co-author of the book "Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It's Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won't Admit It.” Ladies and gentlemen, Richard Sander.

Affirmative Action: Selected full-text books and articles. Understanding Affirmative Action: Politics, Discrimination, and the Search for Justice By J. Edward Kellough Georgetown University Press, Read preview Overview.

Affirmative. A look back through the decades shows what went right in the early years of affirmative action in college admissions, but also what can go wrong even with the best of intentions. Professor of Sociology Thomas Espenshade's new book "No Longer Separate, Not Yet Equal: Race and Class in Elite College Admission and Campus Life" continues his research into admissions practices and affirmative action, focusing on the role elite higher education plays in perpetuating inequality and the challenge of the racial achievement gap.

Still, perhaps all hope is not lost when it comes to achieving a racially diverse campus without relying on race-based affirmative action. A report published last spring explored the impact of socioeconomic–status-based affirmative action by analyzing data from 40 institutions that included o college-age students.

There is a whole library on racial inequality and efforts to address it, and “The Affirmative Action Puzzle” does not offer many novelties. But the book, just by the accumulation of sixty years’.

This book, by law professor Richard Sander and legal journalist Stuart Taylor, argues that affirmative action preferences hurt underrepresented minorities far more than they help them. This book has been very influential, representing conservative criticism against affirmative : Kirk Moll.

A group that opposes affirmative action filed an appeal Tuesday of a federal ruling that Harvard had not intentionally discriminated against Asian. 1 day ago  Urofsky defines two types of affirmative action: “soft” and “hard.” Soft is opening doors to groups (for example, the Civil Rights Act of ), while hard involves preferential treatment and.

InMichelle Obama presented her senior thesis in the sociology department of Princeton University. Although Michelle drew no such conclusion, the thesis is a stunning indictment of affirmative action.

Those who benefited from it, Michelle most notably, may never recover from its sting. Her thesis reads like a cry for help. Affirmative Action on Campus Does More Harm Than Good: A Debate When used as a factor in college admissions, affirmative action aims to foster diversity on campus and provide equal opportunities to people from certain minority groups.

But is affirmative action achieving these goals and helping those it was designed to assist. Affirmative action began as a government remedy to the effects of long-standing discrimination against such groups and has consisted of policies, programs, and procedures that give limited preferences to minorities and women in job hiring, admission to institutions of higher education, the awarding of government contracts, and other social benefits.

Affirmative action was first used in the early s to help remedy the discrimination of minority groups in employment and education. Today, it is mainly used in college admissions, to provide.

So you don’t think affirmative action in college admissions is still necessary. This scandal shows it is. Prospective students tour the Georgetown University campus in.

Affirmative Action and the University is the only full-length study to examine the impact of affirmative action on all higher education hiring practices. Drawing on data provided by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S.

Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, the authors summarize, track, and evaluate changes in the gender and ethnic makeup of. What is affirmative action? There are benefits to a diverse campus, like better social development. But there's also evidence that six-year graduation rates are higher at more selective schools.

@jackcashill's forthcoming book, "I sometimes feel like a visitor on campus; as I really don't belong." Thanks to the "numerous opportunities" presented by affirmative action, however.‎No issue in American higher education is more contentious than that of race-based affirmative action.

In light of the ongoing debate around the topic and recent Supreme Court rulings, affirmative action policy may be facing further changes. As an alternative to race-based affirmative action, some an.