Publications List


Understanding Diversity: An Introduction 3rd Edition, co-authored with Bryan R. Ellis.  Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2021.

Confessions of a Radical Academic: A Memoir. New York: Adelaide Books, 2020.

Race, Class, Gender and Capitalism. (2008)  Special issue of Race, Gender and Class, Co-Edited with Natalie J. Sokoloff.  Vol.15, #1/2.

Reverse Discrimination: Dismantling the Myth.  Boulder, CO:  Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003.

Race and Ethnic Conflict: Contending Views of Prejudice, Discrimination and Ethnoviolence, 2nd Edition. Co-edited with Howard J. Ehrlich.  Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1999.

Bridges to Opportunity: Are Community Colleges Meeting the Needs of Minority Students?  Co-authored with Elayne Archer.  New York: Academy for Educational Development and the College Entrance Examination Board, 1989.

Education in the People’s Republic of China. (1974) Baltimore: Research Group One.


Affirmative Action: Not the Harsh Impact on Whites That Some Assume” 2021. In Impacts of Racism on White Americans in the Age of Trump, D.W. Austin and B.P. Bowser, Eds. New York: Palgrave McMillan, p.213-234.

“Critical Race Theory Had Decades-Old Roots”(2021). The Baltimore Sun, November 26.

“Can a White Man Teach About Racism? I Did My Best for 44 Years”(2021). The Baltimore Sun, June 11.

“One Last Chance” (2021). Pen in Hand, January, p.26-30.

“Social Distance: Then and Now”(2020). Portside, April 17.

“We Don’t Have a Head of Household: Collective Living in Baltimore”(2019). 30 Ways to Love Maryland: 2019 Anthology. Katherine Melvin, Ed. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Writers Association, p.198-209.

“Connection and Kindness–Over Cap’n Crunch French Toast.” The Baltimore Sun, December 30.

“President Donald Trump Could Learn A Lot From Little League” (2018). The Baltimore Sun, October 31.

“A Sociological Memoirist,” (2017). Journeys in Sociology: From First Encounters to Fulfilling Retirements. Rosalyn Benjamin Darling and Peter J. Stein, Eds. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. p.161-170.

From Academic Sociology to Radical Journalism: A Professor Learns to Write” (2017).  Pen in Hand, January, p.51-58.

“Prejudice and Me: A Sociological Memoir.” (2014) In Race and the Lifecourse: Readings from the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity and Age, Diditi Mitra and Joyce West, Eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p159-175.

“Discrimination (Cumulative Discrimination, Institutional Discrimination, Reverse Discrimination, Structural Discrimination)” Race and Racism in the United States: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic, (2014) Charles Gallagher and Cameron Lippard, Editors.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc.

“Does ‘Classism’ Help Us to Understand Class Oppression?” (2008)  Co-authored with Natalie J. Sokoloff.  Race, Gender and Class, Vol.15, #1-2, 2008: p.9-23.

“Diversity.” (2008)  International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd Ed, William A Darity, Ed.  Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA: p.419-420.

“Reverse Discrimination.” (2008)  Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society, Richard T. Schaefer, Editor.  Sage Publications.

“Marxism and Racism.” (2008)  Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society, Richard T. Schaefer, Editor.  Sage Publications.

“On the Other Side of the Podium.” (2007) The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol.33, #50, August 17, B7

“Reverse Discrimination Quiz.” (2003) Poverty and Race, Vol.12, #2, April/May, pp.10-11.

“Sociology of Education: Marxist Theories.” (2002)  Education and Society: An Encyclopedia, David L. Levinson, et al., Editors.  New York: Routledge, pp.587-592.

“The Social Construction of Reverse Discrimination: The Impact of Affirmative Action on Whites.” (2001/2002)  The Journal of Intergroup Relations, Vol.28, Winter, pp.33-44.

“Reverse Discrimination vs White Privilege: An Empirical Study of Alleged Victims of Affirmative Action.” (2000)  Race and Society, Vol.3, pp.1-22.

“Increasing Student Participation in a Large Sociology Course.” (2000)  Education is Politics, Post-Secondary.  Ira Shor and Caroline Pari, Editors.  Portsmith, N.H.: Heinemann, pp.193-207.

“Testing Your Diversity Knowledge.” (1999) Black Issues in Higher Education, Nov. 11, pp. 38-40.

“Toward a Marxist View of Affirmative Action.”  (1997) Critical Sociology, Vol.23, #2, pp.89-103.

“Women and Work Test.” (1997) Co-authored with Natalie J. Sokoloff.  The Diversity Factor, Vol.5, #2, Winter, pp.15-21.

“Discrimination Comes in Many Forms: Individual, Institutional and Structural.”  (1996) American Behavioral Scientist, Vol.40, November/December, pp.186-194.

“The Failure of School Privatization: Education Alternatives Inc. in Baltlimore.” (1996)  Radical Teacher, #49, December, pp.12-16.

“Test of Affirmative Action Knowledge.” (1996) Poverty and Race, Vol.39, April, pp.12-13, 15.

“How Critics View the Community College’s Role in the Twenty-First Century.” (1994)  A Handbook on Community Colleges in America: It’s History, Mission and Management.  George A. Baker III, Editor.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, pp.624-636.

“Enforcing Federal Affirmative Action Guidelines: Compliance Review and Debarment.” (1993)  The Journal of Intergroup Relationis. Vol.29, Summer, pp.3-11.

“Minority Community College Students Who Transfer to Four-Year Colleges: A Study of a Matched Sample of B.A. Recipients and Non-Recipients.” (1989)  Co-authored with Suzanne DeCamp. Community/Junior College Quarterly of Research and Practice.  Vol.13, Summer/Fall, pp. 191-219.

“The Contradictory Effects of Customized Contract Training in Community Colleges.” (1989) Critical Sociology, Vol.16/Spring, pp.77-93.

“The New University Conference: A Study of Former Members.” Critical Sociology, Vol.15, #2, 145-147.

“Racial Inequality in Community Colleges.” (1986)  The Review of Education, Vol.12, Summer, pp.191-195.

“Vocational Education: More False Promises.” (1986)  The Communitiy College and Its Critics, L. Steven Zwerling, Editor.  San Francisco: Jossey Bass, pp.41-52.

“Book Banning and the New Right: Censorship in the Public Schools.” (1984) The Educational Forum, Vol.49, Fall, pp.7-21.

“From Equity to Excellence: The Rebirth of Educational Conservatism.” (1984) Social Policy, Vol.14/Winter, pp. 50-56.

“The Heritage Foundation and Federal Educational Policy.” (1983) Radical Teacher, #25, pp. 1-6.

“Conservative Reports on Educational Problems Are Becoming Part of the Problem.” The Review of Education, Vol.9, Fall, pp.349-355.

“Class Conflict and Community Colleges: Vocational Education During the Reagan Years.” (1983) The Review and Proceedings of the Communitiy College Humanities Association. #4, February, pp.3-18.

“The False Promises of Community Colleges: Class Conflict and Vocational Education.” (1980)  Harvard Educational Review, Vol.50, August, pp.332-361.

“On the Higher Voc-Ed in America.” (1979)  Social Policy, Vol.10, May/June, pp. 34-40.

“Higher Education and Socialist Transformation in the People’s Republic of China Since 1970.” (1979) The Review of Radical Political Economics, Vol.11, Spring, pp.24-37.

“Interrelationship of Sexist, Racist and Antihomosexual Attitudes.” (1978)  Co-Authored with Nancy M. Henley.  Psychological Reports, Vol.42, pp.83-90.

“Tracking in Community Colleges.” (1974) The Insurgent Sociologist, Vol.4, Spring, pp.17-36.