Stephen L. Carter is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale University. But Dr. Carter has an easy writing style, combined with his personal anecdotes - "Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby" was an entertaining read! I greatly enjoyed the book from page one.
Stephen L. It was too good to put down, so I finished it in a few long sittings.
Start by marking Reflections Of An Affirmative Action Baby as Want to Read .
Start by marking Reflections Of An Affirmative Action Baby as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. But, in the first book on racial preference written from personal experience, Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby, Stephen L. Carter, Cromwell In a climate where whites who criticize affirmative action risk being termed racist and blacks who do the same risk charges of treason and self hatred, a frank and open discussion of racial preference is difficult to achieve.
No-but affirmative action must return to its simpler roots, Carter argues: to provide educational .
No-but affirmative action must return to its simpler roots, Carter argues: to provide educational opportunities for those who might not otherwise have them. Then the beneficiaries should demand to be held to the same standards as anyone else. Carter, Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale University and self-described beneficiary (and, at times, victim) of affirmative action, does i. sing his own story of success and frustration as an affirmative action baby as a point of departure, Carter, who has risen.
Carter: It’s not just affirmative action.
THE OPEN MIND Host: Richard D. Heffner Guest: Stephen L. Carter Title: Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby VTR: 11/30/91. Carter: It’s not just affirmative action. It’s hard to have an honest conversation about race in America. Because in your book, you keep coming back to this point that affirmative action has, in reality, been an instrument for the bettering-off of the well-to-do Black, rather than an instrument for those poorer people that, that other par. hat quadrant that you were talking about.
In 1991, the African-American Yale Law School professor Stephen Carter wrote a book called Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby. I remember reading part of it at the time
In 1991, the African-American Yale Law School professor Stephen Carter wrote a book called Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby. I remember reading part of it at the time. Little did I realize that the book’s title applied to me. Two years after Carter published his book, I joined the New Republic as a summer intern.
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Has affirmative action become a trap for black professionals? . Stephen Carter, a constitutional law expert at Yale Law School, describes how such labeling limits honest and constructive political discourse. The underlying theme of this book is the perception of intellectual and political limitations both black and white establishments attach to blacks because of affirmative action-which, Carter senses, is on its way out politically, certainly among many whites who have lost faith in the policy, and, he believes, among many blacks who now see it as a social burden.
Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby. Back channel : a novel, Stephen L. Carter. pages cm. This is a Borzoi book. Published by alfred a. knopf. Published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House LLC, New York, a Penguin Random House company, and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. ISBN 978-0-385-34960-4 (hardback). eBook ISBN: 978-0-385-34961-1.
Stephen Carter, the white male, was not good enough for . The peculiar uncertainty provoked by affirmative action was still with us, and our outrage at being reminded of its reality was undiminished.
Stephen Carter, the white male, was not good enough for the Harvard Law School; Stephen Carter, the black male, not only was good enough but rated agonized telephone calls urging him to attend. 22 ON BEING AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BABY I understand perfectly this temptation to try to make the world shut up, to pursue the fantasy that doubts that are not expressed do not exist.
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