September 30, 2020
A review of The Affirmative Action Puzzle: A Living History from Reconstruction to Today, Melvin I. Urofsky, Pantheon, 2020, pp. 592, $22.68 hardcover.
A review of Campus Diversity: The Hidden Consensus, John M. Carey, Katherine Clayton, Yusaku Horiuchi, Cambridge University Press, 2020, pp. 274, $29.93 hardcover.
May 31, 2019
With the antidiscrimination suit brought against it by Students for Fair Admissions, Harvard University finds itself front and center in the affirmative action battle zone. It’s deserved. From t...
April 25, 2019
January 17, 2019
March 24, 2016
An examination of the application of seldom-scrutinized affirmative action policies in one university.
June 20, 2015
June 20, 2014
March 27, 2014
Amy L. Wax and Isaac N. Cohen review the book, Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality.
June 20, 2013
George Dent reviews Sonia Sotomayor's memoir, released against the backdrop of the Supreme Court's deliberations over Fisher v. Texas.