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Who's Qualified? Seeing Race in Color-Blind Times: Lessons from Fisher v. University of Texas

by Jamel K. Donnor - 2015

Using Howard Winant’s racial dualism theory, this chapter explains how race was discursively operationalized in the recent U.S. Supreme Court higher education antiracial diversity case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 114. No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 117 Number 14, 2015, p. 185-203
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18342, Date Accessed: 10/22/2021 9:27:12 PM

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  • Jamel Donnor
    The College of William and Mary
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    Jamel K. Donnor is an assistant professor in the School of Education at The College of William and Mary. His research interests include examining the interrelationship between educational quality, life opportunities, and life experiences according to race. His research areas are threefold: theory, policy analysis, and the education of African American males. The common threads woven within these three areas are race and inequality. He is the coeditor of The Resegregation of Schools: Race and Education in the Twenty-First Century and Scandals in College Sports: Legal, Ethical, and Policy Case Studies, both published by Routledge.
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