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

Ira Katznelson is Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History at Columbia University and Research Associate at the Centre for History and Economics, King's College, Cambridge. A Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, Professor Katznelson has published widely on the history of the western liberal tradition.

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.