From Affirmative Action to Diversity: Toward a Critical Diversity Perspective

@article{Herring2012FromAA,
  title={From Affirmative Action to Diversity: Toward a Critical Diversity Perspective},
  author={C. Herring and L. Henderson},
  journal={Critical Sociology},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={629 - 643}
}
  • C. Herring, L. Henderson
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Critical Sociology
  • This article provides an overview of changes in the discourse about inclusion as it has evolved from debates about affirmative action to various notions of diversity. The article seeks movement away from ‘colorblind diversity’ and ‘segregated diversity’ toward a ‘critical diversity’ that examines all forms of social inequality, oppression, and stratification that revolve around issues of difference. It lays out concrete strategies for doing so: (1) target goods and resources to excluded people… CONTINUE READING
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