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DIFFERENCES "Do you think," asked Evelyn, "really, seriously think that life is very different for men?" Kate stood still, and thought ... : "I don't know. The truth is, I do not know." "No;' said Evelyn. "After all these years of thinking about it, neither do I." They looked at one another soberly, and sighed. Margaret Drabble, The Middle Ground She catches falling objects quicker. It's as though they're falling slower, or as though she's more aware of her surroundings and sees the anomaly quicker. The pie plate starts to slip off the counter, be- ginning its

DIFFERENCES "Do you think;' asked Evelyn, "really, seriously think that life is very different for men?" Kate stood still, and thought ... : "I don't know. The truth is, I do not know." "No," said Evelyn. "After all these years of thinking about it, neither do 1." They looked at one another soberly, and sighed. Margaret Drabble, The Middle Ground She catches falling objects quicker. It's as though they're falling slower, or as though she's more aware of her surroundings and sees the anomaly quicker. The pie plate starts to slip off the counter, be

Pursuing Justice in Diverse Democracies
French Universalism and the Jews
Labor Markets and Income Maintenance in Canada and the United States
The Policy Impact of Women in Congress

c h a p t e r s e v e n the Difference Difference Makes What were the adoption histories of children who faced discrimination and exclusion from placement on the basis of race? When and why did white americans deliberately begin to violate matching by incorporating mixed- race children, minority children, and children born in foreign countries into their families? this chapter begins to answer these questions. It describes efforts to locate adoptive homes for children born into minority commu- nities, continues the story of transracial and transnational

15 Discrimination. They wait, They welcome the dogs humbly Like crumbs poor servants snatch up, Like worlds wealthy dogs invent. P A World of Differences There are no dogs. Instead there exist This that and the other bright angle Of gaze on sheep, ways our invented Bull pups are so quiet from brave hearts That invent awareness—thus: Again Each instant stutters into its song Of all futures made possible. Why Else do you think we have names and call Them out numberless (not infi nite) Times, our own and others and the names Of piebald ponies stark with hunger

discussed in this book, on the other hand, point to ways in which knowledge emerges from partiality, gaps, and differences— things that neither function like causes of the closure of controversies nor fall on either side of the divide between resources and constraints, between presence and absence. Some of these scenarios are associated with radical surprises triggered by new discoveries: novae, the roughness of the Moon, the satellites of Ju- piter, the sunspots, or the rings of Saturn—the kind of things Clavius called “monsters.” But they also include surprises that