ERIC Number: ED456190
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Diversity Challenged: Evidence on the Impact of Affirmative Action.
Orfield, Gary, Ed.
This collection of papers explores research on how increasing minority enrollment changes and enriches the educational process. The papers are: (1) "Student Diversity and Higher Learning" (Neil L. Rudenstine); (2) "A Policy Framework for Reconceptualizing the Legal Debate Concerning Affirmative Action in Higher Education" (Scott R. Palmer); (3) "Diversity and Affirmative Action: Evolving Principles and Continuing Legal Battles" (Scott R. Palmer); (4) "Maximizing the Benefits of Student Diversity: Lessons from School Desegregation Research" (Janet Ward Schofield); (5) "Is Diversity a Compelling Educational Interest? Evidence from Louisville" (Michal Kurlaender and John T. Yun); (6) "Diversity and Legal Education: Student Experiences in Leading Law Schools" (Gary Orfield and Dean Whitla); (7) "The Positive Educational Effects of Racial Diversity on Campus" (Mitchell J. Chang); (8) "Linking Diversity and Educational Purpose: How Diversity Affects the Classroom Environment and Student Development" (Sylvia Hurtado); (9) "The Impact of Affirmative Action on Medical Education and the Nation's Health" (Timothy Ready); (10) "Racial Differences in the Effects of College Quality and Student Body Diversity on Wages" (Kermit Daniel, Dan A. Black, and Jeffrey Smith); (11) "Increasing Diversity Benefits: How Campus Climate and Teaching Methods Affect Student Outcomes" (Jeffrey F. Milem); (12) "Faculty Experience with Diversity: A Case Study of Macalester College" (Roxane Harvey Gudeman); and (13) "Reflections on Affirmative Action: Its Origins, Virtues, Enemies, Champions, and Prospects" (Paul M. Gaston). (Contains 49 endnotes and an author and subject index.)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Legislation, College Admission, College Faculty, Court Litigation, Diversity (Student), Educational Environment, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Higher Education, Law Students, Legal Education (Professions), Medical Education, Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, Politics of Education, Public Schools, Racial Differences, School Desegregation, Student Development, Teacher Attitudes, Wages
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL.; Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Civil Rights Project, Cambridge, MA.
IES Cited: ED546116