Race without Racism: How Higher Education Researchers Minimize Racist Institutional Norms

  title={Race without Racism: How Higher Education Researchers Minimize Racist Institutional Norms},
  author={Shaun R. Harper},
  journal={The Review of Higher Education},
  pages={29 - 9}
  • Shaun R. Harper
  • Published 25 September 2012
  • Education, Sociology
  • The Review of Higher Education
This article analyzes 255 articles published in seven peer-reviewed journals over a 10-year period and presents examples of how higher education researchers undertake the study of campus racial climates; racial differences in access, outcomes, and attainment; and the experiences of students, faculty, and administrators of color on predominantly White campuses without explicitly considering racism or attributing quantified racial inequities to racist institutional practices. The analysis found… 

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