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n South African Journal of Higher Education - Beyond the university of racial diversity : some remarks on race, diversity, (dis)advantage and affirmative action

Volume 24, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1011-3487
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Abstract

The compelling essays in this issue of the journal take on the often contentious and complex issue of racial affirmative action. I do not wish to repeat the arguments authors offer either in defence or against student admissions to a university on the grounds of race, (dis)advantage, class, gender, and so on. Rather, I wish to respond to a question which has been touched on by some authors: Should a university advance racial diversity? My argument is that a university should move beyond the cultivation of racial diversity to a university which priviledges the pursuit of truths.

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2010-01-01
2016-12-10

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