Research related to Affirmative Action
Recent Affirmative Action Research
- Losing Ground: School Segregation in Massachusetts
- The time has come for Massachusetts to get serious about dealing more effectively with its diversity. Because the nonwhite populations have historically been small and there is a general white attitude that the state is progressive and has done enough, the issues are often ignored.
- Educational Delusions? Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair
- University of California 330 pages, 9 illustrations, 11 tables ISBN 978-0-520-27473-0 (cloth) ISBN 978-0-520-27474-7 (paper)
- The Salience of Racial Isolation: African Americans’ and Latinos’ Perceptions of Climate and Enrollment Choices with and without Proposition 209
- The study compares the ways in which California’s ban on affirmative action harms the University of California in comparison to the University of Texas and leading private institutions in terms of both the climate on campus for nonwhite students and the lack of success in recruiting top-ranked applicants of color.
- Brief of American Social Science Researchers in Fisher v. University of Texas
- American social scientists from all parts of the country present a summary of research findings to the Supreme Court as it prepares to hear a key case, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, on the future of integration in America’s colleges this October.
- Statement on the Development of the Brief of American Social Science Researchers in Fisher v. University of Texas
- We hope that this brief will be of use to other parties participating in all American colleges and to the justices and the clerks themselves. Hundreds of experts have participated in this important effort to communicate what is known about the obstacles to and the conditions for achieving successfully diverse campuses that can best prepare young Americans to live and work in an extremely multiracial future.