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The Science of Diversity

Mona Sue Weissmark

Abstract

Using a multidisciplinary approach, The Science of Diversity reveals the theories, principles, and paradigms that illuminate people’s understanding of the issues surrounding human diversity, social equality, and justice. Noted psychologist and educator Dr. Mona Weissmark assembles a rich array of research from anthropology, biology, religious studies, and the social sciences to write a scholarly diorama of diversity. This book contextualizes diversity historically, tracing the evolution of ideas about “the other” and about “we” and “them” to various forms of social organization—from the “hunte ... More

Keywords: human diversity, social equality, justice, diversity, social organization, ethnic strife, compassion, megacities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190686345
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190686345.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mona Sue Weissmark, author
Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University