Publisher: Routledge; Reissue edition (July 19, 2006)
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Asian americans and the moving Politics of Race examines the political and discursive struggles round the dismantling of race-based admissions guidelines in an elite public highschool in San Francisco. The e-book analyzes the arguments placed forth by way of plaintiffs in and the media's depiction of the case, Brian Ho, Patrick Wong, & Hilary Chen v. SFUSD. The Ho lawsuit, filed by way of a bunch of chinese language american citizens, challenged race-based admissions guidelines that have been meant to make sure range through giving particular attention to African-American and Latino scholars. Robles argues that the Ho plaintiffs exploited the dominant racial building of Asian american citizens as version minorities to painting themselves as sufferers of discrimination, and trusted contrasting structures of Black and Latino scholars as not worthy and unqualified beneficiaries of affirmative motion. the choice in want of the plaintiffs successfully ended college desegregation, racial stability, and affirmative motion in San Francisco. which will learn the implications of the Ho selection on pupil attitudes, Robles spent 4 years learning and watching the 1st cohort of scholars to go into the highschool after race used to be eradicated from admissions concerns.