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-*[[Debate:Affirmative Action in the United States]]+*[[Debate: Affirmative action]]
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*[http://www.spelman.edu/ Spelman College] is a distinguished black women's college in Atlanta that provides a particularly important counter-point to the notion that diversity in schools is universally desirable. *[http://www.spelman.edu/ Spelman College] is a distinguished black women's college in Atlanta that provides a particularly important counter-point to the notion that diversity in schools is universally desirable.
*[http://www.nas.org/reports/sup_ct_mich/rothman_et_al.pdf Diversity and Affirmative Action: The State of Campus and Opinion. Stanley Rothman, Seymour Martin Lipset, and Neil Nevitte]. Their findings show an inverse relationship between the number of minorities on campus and the favorable ratings students give of the quality of their education. Students on majority-white campuses are more negative about the quality of their education the more blacks the campuses enroll.[81] Taken at face value, this study does more than indict affirmative action; it provides a reason for resegregation! *[http://www.nas.org/reports/sup_ct_mich/rothman_et_al.pdf Diversity and Affirmative Action: The State of Campus and Opinion. Stanley Rothman, Seymour Martin Lipset, and Neil Nevitte]. Their findings show an inverse relationship between the number of minorities on campus and the favorable ratings students give of the quality of their education. Students on majority-white campuses are more negative about the quality of their education the more blacks the campuses enroll.[81] Taken at face value, this study does more than indict affirmative action; it provides a reason for resegregation!
*[http://shr.aaas.org/thesaurus/detail.php?tid=684 Minority Schools, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Retrieved 10.1.07] *[http://shr.aaas.org/thesaurus/detail.php?tid=684 Minority Schools, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Retrieved 10.1.07]

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