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The diversity delusion : how race and gender pandering corrupt the university and undermine our culture, Heather Mac Donald

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The diversity delusion : how race and gender pandering corrupt the university and undermine our culture
Title
The diversity delusion
Title remainder
how race and gender pandering corrupt the university and undermine our culture
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Heather Mac Donald
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Language
eng
Summary
By the New York Times bestselling author: a provocative account of the attack on the humanities, the rise of intolerance, and the erosion of serious learning America is in crisis, from the university to the workplace. Toxic ideas first spread by higher education have undermined humanistic values, fueled intolerance, and widened divisions in our larger culture. Chaucer, Shakespeare and Milton? Oppressive. American history? Tyranny. Professors correcting grammar and spelling, or employers hiring by merit? Racist and sexist. Students emerge into the working world believing that human beings are defined by their skin color, gender, and sexual preference, and that oppression based on these characteristics is the American experience. Speech that challenges these campus orthodoxies is silenced with brute force. The Diversity Delusion argues that the root of this problem is the belief in America{u2019}s endemic racism and sexism, a belief that has engendered a metastasizing diversity bureaucracy in society and academia. Diversity commissars denounce meritocratic standards as discriminatory, enforce hiring quotas, and teach students and adults alike to think of themselves as perpetual victims. From #MeToo mania that blurs flirtations with criminal acts, to implicit bias and diversity compliance training that sees racism in every interaction, Heather Mac Donald argues that we are creating a nation of narrowed minds, primed for grievance, and that we are putting our competitive edge at risk. But there is hope in the works of authors, composers, and artists who have long inspired the best in us. Compiling the author{u2019}s decades of research and writing on the subject, The Diversity Delusion calls for a return to the classical liberal pursuits of open-minded inquiry and expression, by which everyone can discover a common humanity
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DLC
Dewey number
370.1170973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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The diversity delusion : how race and gender pandering corrupt the university and undermine our culture, Heather Mac Donald
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The hysterical campus -- Elites to affirmative action voters : drop dead -- Affirmative disaster -- The microaggression farce : are we all unconscious racists? -- The campus rape myth -- Neo-victorianism on campus -- The fainting couch at Columbia -- Policing sexual desire : the #metoo movement's impossible premise -- Multiculti U. -- How identity politics is harming the sciences -- Scandal erupts over the promotion of bourgeois behavior -- The humanities and us -- Great courses, great profits -- The true purpose of the university -- From culture to cupcakes
Control code
sky2ocm93660902
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 278 pages
Isbn
9781250200914
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018031338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The diversity delusion : how race and gender pandering corrupt the university and undermine our culture, Heather Mac Donald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The hysterical campus -- Elites to affirmative action voters : drop dead -- Affirmative disaster -- The microaggression farce : are we all unconscious racists? -- The campus rape myth -- Neo-victorianism on campus -- The fainting couch at Columbia -- Policing sexual desire : the #metoo movement's impossible premise -- Multiculti U. -- How identity politics is harming the sciences -- Scandal erupts over the promotion of bourgeois behavior -- The humanities and us -- Great courses, great profits -- The true purpose of the university -- From culture to cupcakes
Control code
sky2ocm93660902
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 278 pages
Isbn
9781250200914
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018031338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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