‘Race Neutrality’ and Affirmative Action–Changing Minds, If Not Hearts Coauthors in Washington Monthly

Changing Minds, If Not Hearts"Is 'race neutrality' merely a rationalization for whites to use in protecting their share of the pie, or is there a genuine concern for the fairness of the process? If a racially neutral policy were to create more seats for blacks and Hispanics, would the public be more supportive—even if the increase came at the expense of whites and Asians? The answer, perhaps surprisingly, is yes."–James M. Glaser and Timothy J. Ryan, coauthors of Changing Minds, If Not Hearts: Political Remedies for Racial Conflict, in the latest issue of Washtington Montly

Read Glaser and Ryan's essay, "How 'Race Neutrality' Can Save Affirmative Action," at www.washingtonmonthly.com.

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