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Affirmative action

Author: Leora Maltz
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2005.
Series: At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology explores the contentious debate over how best to achieve equality in education and employment.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leora Maltz
ISBN: 0737720018 9780737720013 0737720026 9780737720020
OCLC Number: 54670541
Description: 77 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Affirmative action : an overview / David C. Slade --
Affirmative action helps minorities / Charles J. Ogletree Jr. --
Affirmative action harms minorities / Clarence Thomas --
Affirmative action encourages diversity / Commonweal --
Diversity should not be legislated by affirmative action / Peter H. Schuck --
Affirmative action hurts white people / Anne Hull --
The claim that affirmative action hurts white people is a myth / Goodwin Liu --
Affirmative action is necessary in higher education / Patricia Gurin et al. --
Affirmative action has no place in higher education / Richard F. Tomasson --
Affirmative action policies should consider class, not race / Richard D. Kahlenberg --
Affirmative action policies must consider race / Glenn C. Loury --
Affirmative action benefits American society / Carol Moseley Braun --
Affirmative action is constitutional / Jamin B. Raskin.
Series Title: At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Responsibility: Leora Maltz, book editor.

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This anthology explores the contentious debate over how best to achieve equality in education and employment.

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