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Readings for Diversity and Inclusion Studies

A reading list of works -- both scholarly and popular -- designed to encourage engagement with issues surrounding diversity and inclusion in all realms of life.

On Stereotypes and Other Traps

Claude Steele, Whistling Vivaldi : and other clues to how stereotypes affect us  

                (W. W. Norton, 2010) 

Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald, Blindspot : hidden biases of good people

                (Delacorte Press, 2013)

Victor N. Shaw, Conspicuous and Inconspicuous Discriminations in Everyday Life

                  (New York:  Routledge, 2013)

Janet K. Swim and Charles Stangor, Prejudice:  The Target's Perspective

                  (San Diego:  Academic Press, 1998)

Them and Us:  Prejudice and Self-Understanding  (Chicago:  Learning Seed, 2007)

Historical Case Studies

Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race (William Morrow, 2016)


Rebecca Skloot, The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [electronic resource] (Crown Publishers, 2010)

Confronting Our Own Ignorance