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Pursuit of fairness : a history of affirmative action.

Author: Terry H Anderson
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Affirmative action strikes at the heart of deeply held beliefs about employment and education, about the concepts of justice and fairness, and about the troubled history of race relations in America. Published on the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, this book gives readers a balanced, non-polemical, and lucid account of this issue.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anderson, Terry H.
Pursuit of Fairness : A History of Affirmative Action.
Cary : Oxford University Press, ©2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terry H Anderson
ISBN: 1602568782 9781602568785
OCLC Number: 171573253
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Genesis of Affirmative Action; 2 Civil Rights Struggle and the Rise of Affirmative Action; 3 Zenith of Affirmative Action; 4 Backlash; 5 Demise of Affirmative Action in the Age of Diversity; Conclusions: The Pursuit of Fairness; Sources; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index.

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Affirmative action strikes at the heart of deeply held beliefs about employment and education, about the concepts of justice and fairness, and about the troubled history of race relations in America. Published on the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, this book gives readers a balanced, non-polemical, and lucid account of this issue.

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