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The minority rights revolution

Author: John David Skrentny
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2002.
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In the wake of the black civil rights movement, other disdvantaged groups of Americans began to make headway and by the early 1970s a minority rights revolution was underway. This text takes a broad  Read more...

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Skrentny, John David.
Minority rights revolution.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002068615
(OCoLC)49711646
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John David Skrentny
ISBN: 9780674043732 0674043731 0674016181 9780674016187 9780674008991 0674008995
OCLC Number: 431342257
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 473 pages)
Contents: How war and the Black Civil Rights Movement changed America --
This is war and this is a war measure: Racial equality becomes national security --
National security and equal rights: Limits and qualifications --
We were advancing the really revolutionary view of discrimination: Designating official minorities for Affirmative Action in employment --
In view of the existence of the other significant minorities: The expansion of Affirmative Action for minority capitalists --
Race is a very relevant personal characteristic: Affirmative admissions, diversity, and the Supreme Court --
Learn, Amigo, learn: Bilingual education and language rights in the schools --
I agree with you about the inherent absurdity: Title IX and women's equality in education --
White males and the limits of the minority rights revolution: The disabled, white ethnics, and gays --
Conclusion: The rare American epiphany.
Responsibility: John D. Skrentny.

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