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Affirmative discrimination : ethnic inequality and public policy

Author: Nathan Glazer
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : Harvard University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats

Affirmative Discrimination will enable citizens as well as scholars to better understand and evaluate public policies for achieving social justice in a multiethnic society.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Glazer
ISBN: 0674007301 9780674007307
OCLC Number: 882518534
Description: XXV, 248 Seiten ; 21 cm
Contents: * Introduction: 1987 * The Emergence of an American Ethnic Pattern * Affirmative Action in Employment: From Equal Opportunity to Statistical Parity * Affirmative Action in Education: The Issue of Busing * Affirmative Action in Housing: Overcoming Residential Segregation * The White Ethnic Political Reaction * Morality, Politics, and the Future of Affirmative Action * Notes * Index
Responsibility: Nathan Glazer.


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A tempered, factually argued, vigorous polemic against the predominant drift of public policy on racial issues... Public issues only infrequently receive serious, sustained arguments of this high Read more...

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