The Future of White Men and Other Diversity Dilemmas by Joan Steinau Lester

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'“A warm, inviting book by a diversity consultant that doesn’t toe the political party lines.” —Orange County Register   “Welcomed in the corporate arena as well as in personal life.” —Booklist   “In its chatty, no-nonsense way, puts all the taboos on the table. . . . It’s tricky territory, but in Lester’s hands, the paths are clear and easily followed.” —San Francisco Chronicle   “Whether you are an African Caribbean lesbian living in Kansas City, or a white, heterosexual man living on Long Island, you can learn from this book.” —Ms. Magazine   “Lester’s generous voice sheds keen insight, humor and practical advice on the polarizing dilemmas of living with diversity.” —Urvashi Vaid, author, former Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force   “This refreshing book captures what most miss—insightful lessons from personal encounters with diversity. Ester is a talented storyteller who shares her learning in an unpretentious way.” —Ann M. Morrison, author of The New Leaders   “An excellent guide through the maze of modern relationships to a richer understanding of ourselves and our fellow human beings.” —James C. Hormel, Chairman, Equidex, Inc. and Board of Managers, Swarthmore College   “Inspiring, witty, a fresh and essential perspective on the most complex issues in today’s world.” —Nancy K. D. Lemon, Faculty, UC Berkeley, Boalt School of Law   “The brave and delightful Joan Lester has walked these [diversity] woods, has tamed these monsters for years. Hallelujah, she knows the way! Thank you, Dr. Lester, for this wise, compassionate and witty book. I have been waiting for it a long time.” —Ronnie Gilbert, singer, actor, author   “Joan Lester takes us on a very personal journey that provides sound benchmarks on how to engage in the venture and deal with inclusion, rather than exclusion.” —Santiago Rodriguez, Director of Multicultural and Affirmative Action Programs, Apple Computers'
'“A warm, inviting book by a diversity consultant that doesn’t toe the political party lines.” —Orange County Register   “Welcomed in the corporate arena as well as in personal life.” —Booklist   “In its chatty, no-nonsense way, puts all the taboos on the table. . . . It’s tricky territory, but in Lester’s hands, the paths are clear and easily followed.” —San Francisco Chronicle   “Whether you are an African Caribbean lesbian living in Kansas City, or a white, heterosexual man living on Long Island, you can learn from this book.” —Ms. Magazine   “Lester’s generous voice sheds keen insight, humor and practical advice on the polarizing dilemmas of living with diversity.” —Urvashi Vaid, author, former Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force   “This refreshing book captures what most miss—insightful lessons from personal encounters with diversity. Ester is a talented storyteller who shares her learning in an unpretentious way.” —Ann M. Morrison, author of The New Leaders   “An excellent guide through the maze of modern relationships to a richer understanding of ourselves and our fellow human beings.” —James C. Hormel, Chairman, Equidex, Inc. and Board of Managers, Swarthmore College   “Inspiring, witty, a fresh and essential perspective on the most complex issues in today’s world.” —Nancy K. D. Lemon, Faculty, UC Berkeley, Boalt School of Law   “The brave and delightful Joan Lester has walked these [diversity] woods, has tamed these monsters for years. Hallelujah, she knows the way! Thank you, Dr. Lester, for this wise, compassionate and witty book. I have been waiting for it a long time.” —Ronnie Gilbert, singer, actor, author   “Joan Lester takes us on a very personal journey that provides sound benchmarks on how to engage in the venture and deal with inclusion, rather than exclusion.” —Santiago Rodriguez, Director of Multicultural and Affirmative Action Programs, Apple Computers'
Publisher: Open Road Distribution ISBN: 9781504032292 Pages: 180