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The affirmative action debate

Author: George E Curry; Cornel West
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, [1996]
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A provocative range of politicians, researchers, legal experts, and businesspeople dispute the best way to fight discrimination. Recognizing affirmative action as more than a black-and-white issue,  Read more...

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Affirmative action debate.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, [1996]
(OCoLC)654848696
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George E Curry; Cornel West
ISBN: 020147963X 9780201479638
OCLC Number: 34412833
Description: xv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Staying on the path to racial equality / Manning Marable --
To fulfill these rights / Lyndon B. Johnson --
A personal footnote in history / Arthur A. Fletcher --
Affirmative action in context / Cornel West --
Affirmative action in the workplace / Eleanor Holmes Norton --
Performing without a net / Glenn C. Loury --
Diversity in corporate America / A. Barry Rand --
Who has benefited form affirmative action in employment? / Heidi Hartmann --
The business of affirmative action / Anthony W. Robinson --
Personal responsibility / Robert L. Woodson, Sr. --
Why America needs set-aside programs / Kweisi Mfume --
An experiment gone awry / William Bradford Reynolds --
Standing in the right place / Deval L. Patrick --
Race and the Supreme Court's 1994-95 term / Elaine R. Jones --
The Supreme Court ruled correctly in Adarand / Todd S. Welch --
The minority-majority society / Pete Wilson --
Why women need affirmative action / Judy L. Lichtman, Jocelyn C. Frye, & Helen Norton --
Invisible Latinos : excluded from discussions of inclusion / Harry P. Pachon --
Beyond the model minority myth / Theodore Hsien Wang & Frank H. Wu --
Sitting in for diversity / Victoria Valle --
The color line and the "thin blue line" / Wade Henderson --
Affirmative action in the Army : why it works / Charles Moskos --
Tracing the politics of affirmative action / Linda Faye Williams --
Mend it, don't end it / Bill Clinton --
The meaning of American equality / Charles T. Canady --
Race-baiting and the 1996 presidential campaign / Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. --
Affirmative action : why we need it, why it is under attack / Mary Frances Berry --
Promoting racial harmony / Linda Chavez --
The future of affirmative action / Louis Harris.
Responsibility: edited by George E. Curry ; with contributions by Cornel West [and others].
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