When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America

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$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
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Pages
238
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393328516

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About the Author

Andreas Kalyvas is Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics at The New School for Social Research and the Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts. He is the recipient of the 2002 Leo Strauss Award for the best doctoral dissertation in the field of political philosophy and the author of Democracy and the Politics of the Extraordinary: Max Weber, Carl Schmitt, Hannah Arendt (2008).

Reviews

A fresh, highly readable, first-rate history.--Sanford D Horowitt
A penetrating new analysis.--Nick Kotz
A gem of a book.--David Oshinsky
Ira Katznelson has made a major contribution to the affirmative action debate.... [His] book makes as strong a case as I have ever seen for vigorous action to bring about equal opportunities for African-Americans.--George M. Frederickson
Katznelson's explosive analysis provides us with a new and painful understanding of how politics and race intersect.--Henry Louis Gates Jr.