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Diversity science: Who needs it?
Psychological Inquiry (2010)
  • V C Plaut, Berkeley Law

What is diversity science and who needs it? This response addresses these and other themes and challenges raised by 11 excellent commentaries. Others include: What are the assumptions of diversity science regarding difference? Is diversity science constrained to the study of multiculturalism and colorblindness? Are race and ethnicity the only dimensions of difference worth studying? At which level of analysis should diversity scientists work and with which types of variables? Should diversity science address the experiences of both majority and minority groups? Should diversity science reside solely on U.S. soil? Is diversity science already in motion (i.e., has the train already left the station)? and Is social psychology a particularly useful site for diversity science?

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V C Plaut. "Diversity science: Who needs it?" Psychological Inquiry Vol. 21 Iss. 2 (2010)
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