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Civil rights

Author: Karen Balkin
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2004.
Series: Current controversies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Authors offer various opinions on whether or not civil rights are seriously threatened and whether or not antiterrorist measures threaten civil rights.
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Civil rights.
San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)894788216
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Balkin
ISBN: 0737711787 9780737711783 0737711779 9780737711776
OCLC Number: 52821306
Description: 187 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Racial profiling violates African Americans' and Hispanics' civil rights --
Hate crimes against Arab Americans are a serious problem --
Racial discrimination in mortgage lending is a serious problem --
Prohibiting same-sex marriage violates gays' and lesbians' civil rights --
The problem of racial profiling is exaggerated --
The incidence of hate crimes directed against Arab Americans is exaggerated --
Racial discrimination is uncommon in mortgage lending --
Prohibiting same-sex marriage is not a violation of civil rights --
Current civil rights laws do not adequately protect gays and lesbians --
Housing discrimination persists despite fair housing laws --
Reparations for African American slavery are necessary for the advancement of civil rights --
Disabled workers need better protection from employment discrimination --
Additional civil rights protection for gays and lesbians would be harmful --
Increasing the penalties for housing discrimination will harm society --
The fight for African American slavery reparations impedes the advancement of civil rights --
Affirmative action : an overview --
Affirmative action reduces discrimination --
Affirmative actions encourages educational diversity --
Affirmative action is necessary to build the black middle class --
Affirmative action helps make American business more competitive --
Affirmative action is no longer necessary --
Encourage educational diversity is not a legitimate justification for affirmative action --
Affirmative action is not necessary to help build the black middle class --
Affirmative action ignores individual merit --
Antiterrorist policies jeopardize immigrants' civil rights --
Using military tribunals to try suspected terrorists is not justified --
Antiterrorist efforts unfairly target Arab Americans --
Antiterrorist policies do not jeopardize immigrants' civil rights --
Using military tribunals to try suspected terrorists is justified --
Antiterrorism efforts targeting Arab Americans are justified.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Karen Balkin, book editor.

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Authors offer various opinions on whether or not civil rights are seriously threatened and whether or not antiterrorist measures threaten civil rights.

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