Hicklin, Alisa, and Kenneth J. Meier. “Race, Structure, and State Governments: The Politics of Higher Education Diversity.” Journal of Politics 70.3 (2008): 851-860. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 15 Feb. 2011.
This paper observes the politics of higher education diversity for both Latinos and African Americans. It does so by investigating how the structure of the bureaucracy affects the relationship between substantive and descriptive representation. The observations for their results lasted over a 11 year period, showing that each factor affects minority enrollments.
The authors didn’t come off as bias. They came with straight forward information and evidence to back up their papers claim.
Vasquez, Olga A. “Latinos in the Global Context: Beneficiaries or Irrelevants?.” Journal of Latinos & Education 6.2 (2007): 119-137. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 15 Feb. 2011.
This paper writes that it is well established that the impact of globalization is immediate and widespread, yet the public group most affected by this force of change is slow in responding to the need for change in content and it conceptualization of the learner and citizen. The article examines the impact that this inertia has on the fastest growing group in the USA. The Latinos. Even though the Hispanic community is blessed with many gifts and skills, they face three major educational roadblocks that hold them back from reaching their potential success. The three roadblocks include: a low quality education, resegregation across the educational system, and limited access to higher education.
The author came off as a little bias, but only a little. She came with straight forward facts and information from, what I can’t tell, trust worthy sources. You could tell she has a strong opinion of this matter at hand, but with good intentions.
Juffer, Jane. “The Limits of Culture: Latino Studies, Diversity Management, and the Corporate University.” Nepantla: Views from South 2.2 (2001): 265. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 15 Feb. 2011.
This piece explores a set of possibilities for Latino/Latina cultural studies in the age of globalization, migration and the corporatization on the higher education in the USA expansion of higher education for the Hispanic community. Concept of multicultural in the field of higher education.
The author doesn’t seem to be bias on this subject. She comes with straightforward facts and information to put fourth her message clearly.
Urciuoli, Bonnie. “Producing multiculturalism in higher education: who’s producing what for whom?.”International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE) 12.3 (1999): 287-298. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 15 Feb. 2011.
This paper observes ways in which the multiculturalism is institutionally produced in a small liberal arts college setting. When the admission office deploy the categories diversity and multiculturalism , they are most likely to search for academic excellence from humanities or Latino, African American, or Women’s Studies Programs, the disciplines most closely related identity slots on the college applications.
The author comes off a little bias. She has strong opinions on the matter at hand. Though she comes off as a little bias, she seems to know what she is talking about. From what I know the sources seem to be legitimate.