Illiberal Education: The Politics of Race and Sex on Campus

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Simon and Schuster, 1991 - Education - 319 pages
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American universities are once again the scene of angry controversy. This time it is the politics of race and sex that has sparked a wave of bitter confrontations. Some of these disputes have made national headlines; many more go unreported. They may appear to be unrelated cases of excessive zeal. But as the author argues in this firsthand report from today's deeply troubled American campus, the conflicts are the fruit of a coherent ideology that seeks to thrust the university into the vanguard of social reform and to establish a model "multicultural community."
 

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Contents

More Equal Than Others
24
Travels with Rigoberta
59
In Search of Black Pharaohs
94
The New Censorship
124
The Last Shall Be First
157
Tyranny of the Minority
194
Illiberal Education
229
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Dinesh D’Souza has had a twenty-five-year career as a writer, scholar, and public intellectual. A former policy analyst in the Reagan White House, D’Souza also served as John M. Olin Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and the Robert and Karen Rishwain Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He has been named one of America’s most influential conservative thinkers by the New York Times Magazine, and Newsweek cited him as one of the country’s most prominent Asian-Americans.

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