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Title Racism [electronic resource] / Noël Merino, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.

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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 223 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Current controversies.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Is racism a serious problem? Different views on the problem of racism : an overview / The Economist ; The problem of racism is worse than white America admits / Andrew Stephen ; Today's racial inequalities are a product of America's racial past / Maryann Cusimano Love ; Racism remains a reality in American culture / National Catholic Reporter ; The role of racism in America is overstated / John McWhorter ; Racial inequalities are the product of culture, not racism / Thomas Sowell ; Racism in America is waning / Dan Rodricks -- Is racism institutionalized in society and culture? Racism today is subtle, insidious, and systemic / Charles Quist-Adade ; Racism plays a significant role in promoting economic inequality / Phil Martinez ; Racial disparity in prisons is the result of racism / Glenn C. Loury ; Institutional racism is an invention to stifle dissent / Roger Scruton ; Racism is not the most significant factor in economic inequality / Duncan Currie ; Disparity in prison populations is not the result of racism / Stuart Taylor Jr. -- Is affirmative action effective against racism? Affirmative action : an overview / Michael Bérubé ; Affirmative action is necessary and is not special treatment / Kimberle Crenshaw Affirmative action is a necessary part of the solution to racism / Ellis Cose ; Affirmative action promotes diversity / Mark A. Emmert ; Affirmative action harms minority students / Terry Eastland ; Affirmative action harms minority professionals / Stuart Taylor Jr. ; Affirmative action supports a view of African Americans as victims / Dana White ; Trying to achieve diversity with affirmative action is racist / Jonah Goldberg -- What should be done about racism? Whites and blacks must play a role in eliminating racism / Barack Obama ; Acknowledging feelings about race is a necessary step to ending racism / Bryan N. Massingale ; Having a black president will help to eliminate racism / Alvin Poussaint, interviewed by CNN ; Having a black president will not eliminate racism / Shelby Steele ; Color-blind idealism must be unmasked as denial / Patricia J. Williams ; To end racism, stop focusing on race / Kevin Leininger ; To fight racism whites need to recognize their privilege / Jon Nilson, interviewed by U.S. Catholic ; White guilt does not help end racism / George F. Will.
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Subject Racism -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Added Author Merino, Noël.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737744620 (hardcover)
0737744626 (hardcover)
9780737744637 (pbk.)
0737744634 (pbk.)
OCLC # sseb_ssj0000919698
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