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The death of affirmative action? : racialized framing and the fight against racial preference in college admissions

Author: J Scott Carter, (Sociology teacher); Cameron D Lippard
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Bristol University Press, 2020.
Series: Sociology of diversity.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Affirmative action in college admissions has been a polarizing policy since its inception, decried by some as unfairly biased and supported by others as a necessary corrective to institutionalized inequality. In recent years, the protected status of affirmative action has become uncertain, as legal challenges chip away at its foundations. This book looks through a sociological lens at both the history of affirmative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Carter, J. Scott (Sociology teacher).
Death of affirmative action?
Bristol, UK : Bristol University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1144719556
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Scott Carter, (Sociology teacher); Cameron D Lippard
ISBN: 9781529201130 1529201136 9781529201147 1529201144
OCLC Number: 1145567483
Description: 1 online resource (x, 224 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Affirmative action and higher education --
Race, the affirmative action debate, education and past court cases --
Who is fighting the fight? --
Case study 1: The Gratz/Grutter Supreme Court Cases against the University of Michigan --
Case study 2: The Fisher Supreme Court Cases against the University of Texas at Austin --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Sociology of diversity.
Responsibility: J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard.

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Can affirmative action in US college admissions survive mounting threats? This judicious review, part of the Sociology of Diversity series, considers the question using up-to-date sociological,  Read more...

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"This is an essential reading for all who wish to understand the debate surrounding affirmative action and the more general state of race in the U.S. today." Mamadi Corra, East Carolina University Read more...

 
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