The Trouble with Diversifying the Faculty

Loading...
Thumbnail Image

Date

2012

Advisor

Editor

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu im.Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu

Title alternative

Kłopoty ze zróznicowaniem wydziału

Abstract

This article presents the problem of politics of difference realized within the American educational system, with a special emphasis on higher education. This politics is according to the author based on putting in the center of all educational actions the idea of diversity, as well in creating academic institutions. This key idea becomes in the American context a special significance, regarding the fact that the American society is based on ideology that celebrates multiculturalism and diversity as such. This article presents also an important for the contemporary situation in the United States problem of combining cultural and ethnic diversity on the economical category of difference between various classes. Furthermore, it seems to be more significant in the light of the economic crisis in recent years that affected also American education in the same extent.

Description

Sponsor

Keywords

United States, race,, multiculturalism, diversity, university, politics of difference, social class, academic staff, educational system

Citation

Kultura-Społeczeństwo-Edukacja Nr 1/2012, s. 9-19

ISBN

978-83-232-2470-9

DOI

Title Alternative

Rights Creative Commons

Creative Commons License

Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu
Biblioteka Uniwersytetu im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu
Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego