The Trouble with Diversity: How We Learned to Love Identity and Ignore Inequality
ISBN: 080507841X
EAN13: 9780805078411
Language: English
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 1" H x 8.2" L x 5.5" W
Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

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Michaels has written a bracing polemic that should quicken the debate over what diversity really means, or should mean, in academia and beyond.--The New York Review of Books

If there's one thing Americans agree on, it's the value of diversity. Our corporations vie for slots in the Diversity Top 50, our universities brag about minority recruiting, and every month is Somebody's History Month. But in this eloquent (Chicago Tribune) and captivating (Los Angeles Times) book, Walter Benn Michaels argues that our enthusiastic celebration of difference masks our neglect of America's vast and growing economic divide.

When it was first published in 2006, The Trouble with Diversity provoked a firestorm of praise and condemnation--not only hailed as genius (The Economist), cogent (The New Yorker), and impossible to disagree with (The Washington Post) it was excoriated as a wildly implausible product of the 'shock and awe' school of political argument (Slate) and Seething, misplaced, amnesiac resentment (The Nation). Now, a decade later, Michaels offers a new afterword on how our regime of equal-opportunity exploitation has only intensified. Magnificently iconoclastic, he demonstrates that commitments to diversity fail to offer a Read More chevron_right

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