Chapter 4: Critical Race Theory and Education: History, Theory, and Implications

  title={Chapter 4: Critical Race Theory and Education: History, Theory, and Implications},
  author={William F. Tate},
  journal={Review of Research in Education},
  pages={195 - 247}
  • W. Tate
  • Published 1 January 1997
  • Law
  • Review of Research in Education
In 1993 President Clinton nominated Professor Lani Guinier of the University of Pennsylvania Law School to be assistant attorney general in charge of the Civil Rights Division. Her nomination for this government post resulted in a large con­ troversy centering on her scholarship (Guinier, 1991a, 1991b). Guinier's research, which examined voting systems, asked the following question: Are there factors that guarantee winners and losers? She contended that such factors do exist and that race is… 

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