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Okechukwu, Amaka

To Fulfill These Rights

Political Struggle Over Affirmative Action and Open Admissions

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS

    26,95 € / $29.99 / £23.50*

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    August 2019
    ISBN
    978-0-231-54474-0
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    In To Fulfill These Rights, Amaka Okechukwu offers a historically informed sociological account of the struggles over affirmative action and open admissions in higher education. Through case studies of policy retrenchment at public universities, she documents the rollback of inclusive policies in the context of shifting race and class politics.

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    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English
    Readership:
    Professional and scholarly;

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    OkechukwuAmaka:

    Amaka Okechukwu (PhD, NYU) is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at George Mason University. Her work has appeared in Research in Conflicts, Social Movements, and Change and in The Sociology Project: Race and Ethnicity.Amaka Okechukwu is an assistant professor of sociology at George Mason University.

    Reviews

    Ellen Berrey, author of The Enigma of Diversity:
    I learned something new and interesting on nearly every page. This is an excellent empirical engagement of affirmative action. Okechukwu’s updated racial formation theory is smart, compelling, and engaging.

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