Re: [EDEQUITY Discussion]Opening Statement for Career Education

From: Jennifer Engle (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 15:55:07 EDT

In response to Amber's message, I would like us to consider this quote by
Janet Radcliff Richards:

"If a group is kept out of doing something for long enough, it is
overwhelmingly likely that activities...will develop in a way unsuited to
excluded group".

(As quoted in Howe, K. (1997). Understanding Equal Educational

I think we should reconsider when we conflate "what has always been" with
"what ought to be."

Jennifer Engle
American University

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