Beyond PC : toward a politics of understanding / edited and with an introduction by Patricia Aufderheide

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Subjects: Education, Higher--Political aspects--United States
Education, Higher--Social aspects--United States
Multicultural education--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, c1992
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: vii, 239 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Patricia Aufderheide 1
The Wrong Way to Reduce Campus Tensions 7
The Visigoths in Tweed / Dinesh D'Souza 11
Literary Politics / George F. Will 23
Freedom and the Universities / C. Vann Woodward 27
"Speech Codes" and Free Speech / Nat Hentoff 50
Multiculturalism, Transculturalism, and the Great Books / Mortimer J. Adler 59
Statement of Principles 67
A Short History of the Term Politically Correct / Ruth Perry 71
NAS - Who Are These Guys, Anyway? / Jacob Weisberg 80
The Funding of the NAS / Sara Diamond 89
What Happened at Harvard / Jon Wiener 97
What Happened at SUNY / David Beers 107
What Happened to English 306 / Linda Brodkey, Shelli Fowler 113
What Happened at Duke / Nina King 118
Surplus Visibility / Katharine T. Bartlett 122
What Revolution at Stanford? / Raoul V. Mowatt 129
What Campus Radicals? / Rosa Ehrenreich 133
Politically Correct Is Politically Suspect / Miles Harvey 142
Political Correctness and Identity Politics / Barbara Epstein 148
Gay and Lesbian Studies for Everyone / Martin Duberman 155
Stereotypes and Sensibilities / Shawn Wong 158
Remembering the Bad Old Days / Roger Wilkins 161
Canons to the Right of Them . . . / Paula Bennett 165
The Politics of Innocence / Harry C. Boyte 177
The Politics of Public Relations / Sara M. Evans 180
Beyond the Myths / Troy Duster 182
On the Virtues of a Loose Canon / Todd Gitlin 185
Defending the Gains / Patricia J. Williams 191
The Multicultural West / Reed Way Dasenbrock 201
Campus Communities Beyond Consensus / Joan Wallach Scott 212
Mosaic / George Bush, Diane Ravitch, Molefi Kete Asante, Eugene D. Genovese, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Michele Wallace, Louis Menand, Cornel West, Eleanor Heartney, Michael Berube 227
Contributors 237
Additional Authors: Aufderheide, Patricia
Notes: LCCN: 92002513
ISBN: 1555971644 (pbk.) :$9.00
OCLC Number: 25201408
ISBN/ISSN: 1555971644