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Collision course : the strange convergence of affirmative action and immigration policy in America

Author: Hugh Davis Graham
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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When the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965 were passed, they were seen as triumphs of liberal reform applauded by the majority of Americans. But today, as Hugh Graham shows in Collision Course, affirmative action is foundering in the great waves of immigration from Asia and Latin America, leading to direct conflict for jobs, housing, education, and government preference  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Graham, Hugh Davis.
Collision course.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001037476
(OCoLC)47100940
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Davis Graham
ISBN: 9780198032700 0198032706 9780195143188 0195143183 1280531304 9781280531309
OCLC Number: 57491414
Description: 1 online resource (x, 246 pages)
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Civil Rights Reform in the 1960s; 3 Immigration Reform in the 1960s; 4 Origins and Development of Race-Conscious Affirmative Action; 5 The Return of Mass Immigration; 6 The Strange Convergence of Affirmative Action and Immigration Policy; 7 Conclusion; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: Hugh Davis Graham.
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This title looks at the impact of two liberal reforms in the 1960's, the Civil Rights Act and the immigration and Naturalization Act, and how these have shaped discussions of illegal immigration,  Read more...

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