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ERIC Number: EJ853552
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jun
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0895-4852
Compelling Diversity through Discrimination
Seligman, Clive
Academic Questions, v16 n2 p46-54 Jun 2003
Wilfrid Laurier University would consider only women for an opening in the psychology department, and credentials be damned. Clive Seligman protested on the grounds that the university's blatant attempt at social engineering fatally interferes with the epistemological mission of higher education. It confuses academic merit with biology, he argued--a practice that is elsewhere labeled "sexism" and "racism." (Contains 13 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada