Chapter

Introduction

George Yancey

in Neither Jew Nor Gentile

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780199735433
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199866267 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735433.003.0001
Introduction

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This chapter introduces the challenges of studying Protestant colleges and universities. It looks at general issues about racial diversity on college campuses and discusses racial diversity as it is situated on Protestant campuses. Differences between mainline and conservative Protestant institutions of higher education as they pertain to issues of racial diversity are also examined.

Keywords: American protestantism; racial diversity; educational racial segregation; racialization; mainline protestant; conservative protestant

Chapter.  6461 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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