Is Diversity an Appropriate Model for Democratic Higher Education?
RICHARD HARVEY BROWN University of Maryland This article provides an historical contest for efforts in the United States to overcome educational exclusion since World War II, from academic apartheid to affirmative action and, more recently, from race-based criteria of selection to what is called diversity. Central criticisms and problems of diversity are identified, their validity is assessed, and suggestions as to how they may be rejoined or overcome are provided. American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 45, No. 7, 1061-1087 (2002) DOI: 10.1177/0002764202045007003 CiteULike Complore Connotea Del.icio.us Digg Reddit Technorati Twitter What’s this?