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Diversity regimes : why talk is not enough to fix racial inequality at universities / James M. Thomas.

By: Thomas, James M, 1982-Series: American campusPublisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2020]Description: vii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781978800410; 197880041X; 1978800428; 9781978800427Subject(s): Discrimination in higher education -- United States | Educational equalization -- United StatesLOC classification: LC212.42 | .T46 2020Summary: "In Diversity Regimes, James M. Thomas uncovers a complex combination of meanings, practices, and actions that work to institutionalize universities' commitments to diversity, but in doing so obscure, entrench, and even magnify existing racial inequalities. Drawing on two years of ethnographic field work at so-called "Diversity University," Thomas provides new insights into the social organization of multicultural principles and practices"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"In Diversity Regimes, James M. Thomas uncovers a complex combination of meanings, practices, and actions that work to institutionalize universities' commitments to diversity, but in doing so obscure, entrench, and even magnify existing racial inequalities. Drawing on two years of ethnographic field work at so-called "Diversity University," Thomas provides new insights into the social organization of multicultural principles and practices"-- Provided by publisher.

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