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Author Warikoo, Natasha Kumar, 1973- author

Title The diversity bargain : and other dilemmas of race, admissions, and meritocracy at elite universities / Natasha K. Warikoo
Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource ( x, 293 pages)
Contents Beliefs about meritocracy and race -- American students. Making sense of race -- The university influence -- Merit and the diversity bargain -- The moral imperatives of diversity -- British students. Race frames and merit at Oxford -- Race, racism, and "playing the race card" at Oxford -- Conclusion -- Appendix A. Respondent characteristics and race frames -- Appendix B. A note on method -- Appendix C. Interview questions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from electronic title page (ProQuest Ebook Library, viewed March 26, 2018)
Subject College students -- United States -- Attitudes.
Elite (Social sciences) -- United States -- Attitudes.
College students -- England -- Attitudes.
Elite (Social sciences) -- England -- Attitudes.
Race -- Public opinion.
Minorities -- Public opinion.
Merit (Ethics) -- Public opinion.
Cultural pluralism -- Public opinion.
Education, Higher -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780226400280 (electronic bk.)
022640028X (electronic bk.)