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Comment On Elizabeth Anderson's The Imperative Of Integration, Ronald Sundstrom Jan 2013

Comment On Elizabeth Anderson's The Imperative Of Integration, Ronald Sundstrom

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Elizabeth Anderson draws the attention of moral, social, and political philosophy to the idea of integration, an idea that is most often associated with the struggles to desegregate schools and neighborhoods in the years before and after the U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board. Her book, The Imperative of Integration, is a remarkable contribution because integration is not frequently mentioned outside of debates in the fields of urban affairs and education policy, and residential integration and segregation are rarely mentioned in academic philosophy. There are, however, some concerns with her defense of her defense of integration that do ...