Book Discussion on The Trouble with Diversity

Walter Benn Michaels talked about his book, The Trouble with Diversity: How We Learned to Love Identity and Ignore Inequality, published by… read more

Walter Benn Michaels talked about his book, The Trouble with Diversity: How We Learned to Love Identity and Ignore Inequality, published by Metropolitan Books. He said that America’s love of diversity is widening the gap between rich and poor. He argued that diversity offers a false vision of social justice and that affirmative action, diversity training, and new corporate codes of conduct contribute to the neglect of America’s growing economic divide. The author responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on The Trouble with Diversity

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Public Affairs Event
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 24, 2006
Last Aired:
Mar 5, 2007

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  • Dec 24, 2006 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2007 | 2:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 03, 2007 | 4:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2007 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2007 | 5:27am EST | C-SPAN 2
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