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Related to DWEM: Dead white males
DWEMDead White European Males (Stephen Jay Gould)
DWEMDevised Weight-Estimation Method
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The syllabus thus moves horizontally to bring into the fold the non-traditional writers, and integration is achieved by revealing the similarities between the DWEM and those who followed him.
For a multi-cultural audience of students, much is gained by the inclusion of a writer of color, for it at once lends status to the classic work of the DWEM while establishing the unique perspective of the African-American.
The focus of the argument is on DWEMs (Dead White European Males) and whether or not they should make up the core of a curriculum.