Selected Bibliography

These books are among the sources referenced by Our Compelling Interests’ contributors, and may provide further information for those interested in diversity research and policy.

Alba, Richard. Blurring the Color Line: The New Chance for a More Integrated America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Allen, Danielle. Talking to Strangers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

 ———. Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality. New York: Norton / Liveright, 2014.

Allen, Danielle, and Jennifer Light, eds. From Voice to Influence: Understanding Citizenship in a Digital Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Cardenas, Vanessa, and Sarah Treuhaft, eds. All-In Nation: An America that Works for All. Washington, DC: Center for America Progress and PolicyLink, 2013.

Dimond, Paul. Beyond Busing: Inside the Challenge to Urban Segregation. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1985. 

Frey, William H. Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2015.

Gandara, Patricia C., and Frances Contreras. The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequence of Failed Social Policies. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Gurin, Patricia. The Compelling Need for Diversity in Higher Education. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999.

Gurin, Patricia, Biren (Ratnesh) A. Nagda, and Ximena Zuniga. Dialogue across Difference: Practice, Theory, and Research on Intergroup Dialogue. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2013.

Kahlenberg, R., ed. Beyond Affirmative Action. New York: Century Foundation, 2014.

Kruse, Kevin M., and Thomas J. Sugrue, eds. The New Suburban History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Loury, Glenn. The Anatomy of Racial Inequality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002.

Massey, Douglas S., and Nancy A. Denton. American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1993.

Oliver, Melvin L., and Thomas M. Shapiro. Black Wealth, White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality. New York: Routledge, 1997.

Orfield, Gary. Schools More Separate: Consequences of a Decade of Resegregation. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Civil Rights Project, 2001.

Page, Scott E. The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007.

———. Diversity and Complexity. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011.

Pettigrew, Thomas F., and Linda R. Tropp. When Groups Meet: The Dynamics of Intergroup Contact. New York: Psychology Press, 2011.

Roithmayr, Daria. Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock in White Advantage. New York: New York University Press, 2014.

Sidanius, Jim, Shana Levin, Colette van Laar, and David O. Sears. The Diversity Challenge: Social Identity and Intergroup Relations on the College Campus. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2008.

Smelser, J., and J. C. Alexander, eds. Diversity and Its Discontents: Cultural Conflict and Common Ground in Contemporary American Society. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Suarez-Orozco, Marcelo M., and Mariela Paez, eds. Latinos: Remaking America. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2009.

Sugrue, Thomas J. Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North. New York: Random House, 2008.

———. Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Tienda, Marta and Faith Mitchell, eds. Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2006.

Tilly, Charles. Durable Inequality. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1998.