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The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education: Continuing Challenges for the Twenty-First Century, Revised Edition

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Why is it that as we enter the twenty-first century, the nation s predominantly white colleges and universities continue to be settings where people of color feel unwelcome and marginalized? The contributors to this volume dissect a variety of structural and attitudinal factors that are prevalent in the higher education community, organizational constructs and value ...more
Hardcover, 332 pages
Published January 24th 2002 by State University of New York Press (first published January 2002)
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I could go on and on about how important this book has been to my work in challenging privilege and oppression within higher education, but I will just say that it introduced me to the important concept of racist epistemology. Epistemology is the study of how we know what we know or how we determine truth. The very processes that we use in America are saturated in white male supremacy. This book has been cited in every paper I have written (and is cited in my dissertation) because that concept ...more
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