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Inequities in Higher Education: Issues and Promising Practices in a World Ambivalent about Affirmative Action

Inequities in Higher Education: Issues and Promising Practices in a World Ambivalent about Affirmative Action

Yolanda Flores-Niemann (Editor), Geoffrey Maruyama (Editor), Irene Hanson Frieze (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-14667-8

Sep 2005, Wiley-Blackwell

228 pages

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This volume provides a forum to discuss the ways to increase and strategies to manage diversity with in the legal and political boundaries of the United States in the absence of Affirmative Action.

  • Reflects upon the positive affect that diversity in higher education has on the students, faculty, and community involved.
  • Discusses the future of affirmative action in the light of the Supreme Court's 2003 decision in Grutter v. Bollinger.
Journal of Social Issues.

Inequities in Higher Education: Issues and Promising Practices in a World Ambivalent about Affirmative Action.

Issue Editors: Yolanda Flores Niemann and Geoffrey Maruyama.

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Inequities in Higher Education: Issues and Promising Practices in a World Ambivalent about Affirmative Action.

Yolanda Flores Niemann and Geoffrey Maruyama.

The Role of Pre-Collegiate Partnership Programs in Environments Ambivalent about Affirmative Action: Reflections and Outcomes from an Early Implementation.

Geoffrey Maruyama, Maggie Burke, and Carlos Mariani.

Mentoring in a Post-Affirmative Action World.

Jean E. Girves, Yolanda Zepeda, and Judith K. Gwathmey.

Getting There is Only Half the Battle: Stigma Consciousness and Maintaining Diversity in Higher Education.

Elizabeth C. Pinel, Leah R. Warner, and Poh-Pheng Chua.

Affirmative Action and Job Satisfaction: Understanding Underlying Processes.

Yolanda Flores Niemann and John F. Dovidio.

Understanding the Relationship Between Egalitarianism and Affective Bias: Avenues to Reducing Prejudice Among Adolescents.

Joshua L. Rabinowitz, Michele A. Wittig, Malte von Braun, Roman Franke, and Lysann Zander-Music.

Affirmative Reaction: The Influence of Type of Justification on Nonbeneficiary Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action Plans in Higher Education.

Jennifer L. Knight and Michelle R. Hebl.

Bar None: Extending Affirmative Action to Higher Education in Prison.

María Elena Torre and Michelle Fine.

The Next Generation of Diversity and Intergroup Relations Research.

Sylvia Hurtado


  • Provides a forum to discuss way to increase and manage diversity in higher education, in the absence of Affirmative Action.
  • Considers legal and political boundaries surrounding these debates.
  • Reflects upon the positive affect that diversity in higher education has on the students, faculty, and community involved.
  • Discusses the future of affirmative action in the light of the Supreme Court's 2003 decision in Grutter v. Bollinger.