The trouble with diversity : how we learned to love identity and ignore inequality / Walter Benn Michaels.
New York : Metropolitan Books, 2006.
ix, 243 pages ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
ch. 1. The trouble with race ch. 2. Our favorite victims ch. 3. Richer, not better ch. 4. Just and unjust rewards ch. 5. Who are we? Why should we care? ch. 6. Religion in politics : the good news.
A critique of the American obsession with diversity argues that we are ignoring the ever-widening economic divide in American society, that diversity has created a false notion of social justice, and that we need to emphasize equality over diversity.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-231) and index.
KF4755 .M49 2006
080507841X 9780805078411 9780805083316 0805083316