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Michael Merry
University of Amsterdam
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In this paper I argue that self respect constitutes an important value, and further, an important basis for equality. It also argues that under conditions of inequality producing segregation, voluntary separation in the educational sector may be more likely to provide the resources necessary for self respect. A prima facie case of voluntary separation for stigmatized minorities when equality as equal status and treatment is not an option under either the terms of integration or involuntary segregation is defended
Keywords separation  segregation  Du Bois  equality  voluntary separation  racism
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DOI 10.1080/13698230.2010.528239
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