ERIC Number: ED470846
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Silence at Boalt Hall: The Dismantling of Affirmative Action.
This book tells the story of students, faculty, and administrators struggling with the politics of race in higher education at the University of California Berkeley's law school, which was one of the first institutions to implement affirmative action policies, and one of the first to be forced to remove them. The chapters are: (1) "Balancing the Scales"; (2) "Pursuing Excellence"; (3) "Dismantling Diversity"; (4) "Reaching for Answers"; and (5) "Listening to the Silence." (Contains 9 tables and 654 endnotes.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Diversity (Student), Educational History, Equal Education, Higher Education, Law Schools, Law Students, Racial Discrimination
University of California Press c/o California/Princeton Fulfillment Services, 1445 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, NJ 08618 (clothbound: ISBN-0-520-22893-6, $49.95; paperback: ISBN-0-520-23309-3, $19.95). Tel: 800-777-4726 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-999-1958. Web site: http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9292.html.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Board of Regents.