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Promise and Dilemma:
Perspectives on Racial Diversity and Higher Education
Edited by Eugene Y. Lowe Jr.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Contributors
1Promise and Dilemma: Incorporating Racial Diversity in Selective Higher Education3
2Promoting High Academic Achievement among Non-Asian Minorities47
3A Threat in the Air: How Stereotypes Shape Intellectual Identity and Performance92
4A Practitioner's View from Texas: Comments on the Essays by L. Scott Miller and Claude M. Steele129
5Assessment and Student Diversity: Comments on the Essays by L. Scott Miller and Claude M. Steele135
6Equity and Excellence - Strange Bedfellows? A Case Study of South African Higher Education145
7Facing the Dilemmas of Difference: Comments on the Essay by Mamphela Ramphele162
8Problematics of Affirmative Action: A View from California169
9What a University Can Learn and Teach about Conflict and Difference: Comments on the Essay by Neil J. Smelser193
Epilogue199
Index203

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