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Is Affirmative Action Fair?: The Myth of Equity in College Admissions (Debating Race) by [Natasha K. Warikoo]

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Is Affirmative Action Fair?: The Myth of Equity in College Admissions (Debating Race) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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“If you want to understand the history, context, and nuances of affirmative action, this is an important read. Warikoo challenges us to reframe the questions we ask regarding this critical issue that divides Americans yet has serious implications for the future of our society.”
Angel B. Pérez, Chief Executive Officer, National Association for College Admission Counseling

“A great primer on affirmative action for a general reader, this book serves an important need: a contemporary text that covers the subject matter in a short and succinct matter.”
Amaka Okechukwu, George Mason University

“Smart and concise, this book provides the crash course you need on one of the most consequential policies of our times. Unlike the polemics and legalese that overwhelm popular discussions, Is Affirmative Action Fair? stands out for its grounding in social science expertise and highly readable prose. Highly recommended for anyone seeking a rigorous explanation of the stakes of using, and losing, an essential tool in a long struggle for racial justice.”
Ellen Berrey, University of Toronto

“This book engages the longstanding debate over affirmative action with admirable clarity and purpose. It identifies, documents, and judiciously assesses the thorny controversies, providing facts and argument that compel readers to think beyond the simplistic assumptions that often mar thoughtful debate.”
Stephen Steinberg, CUNY Graduate Center

 

--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

Natasha Warikoo is Professor of Sociology at Tufts University.

--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0BGCXWKLR
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Polity; 1st edition (September 23, 2022)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ September 23, 2022
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 286 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 130 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 1509549366
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Natasha Warikoo is Lenore Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Department of Sociology, at Tufts University. A former Guggenheim Fellow, Warikoo studies racial and ethnic inequality in education. Her book Race at the Top: Asian Americans and Whites in Pursuit of the American Dream in Suburban Schools (May 2022, University of Chicago Press), explores the growth of Asian Americans in suburban communities. In the book Is Affirmative Action Fair? The Myth of Equity in College Admissions Warikoo argues that we should rethink college admissions, and walks readers through empirical evidence suggesting the important value of affirmative action. She is also the author of The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities. Warikoo is co-chair of Scholars Strategy Network Boston, which aims to connect scholars, policymakers, and community leaders to effect change. Warikoo earned her BSc/BA in mathematics and philosophy at Brown University, and her PhD in sociology at Harvard University. She is a former high school teacher. Follow her on Twitter @nkwarikoo. Read more at www.natashawarikoo.com

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