The ironies of affirmative action : politics, culture, and justice in America (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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The ironies of affirmative action : politics, culture, and justice in America

Author: John D Skrentny
Publisher: Chicago, Ill : University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Series: Morality and society
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd printingView all editions and formats
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Analyzing both the resistance from the Right and the support from the Left, this study brings to light the moral culture that has shaped the affirmative action debate, allowing for starkly different  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Skrentny
ISBN: 0226761789 9780226761787
OCLC Number: 740675887
Description: 312 Seiten ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface 1: The Ironies of Affirmative Action 2: The Appeal of Color-Blindness 3: American Justice, Acceptable Preference, and the Boundaries of Legitimate Policymaking 4: Crisis Management through Affirmative Action 5: Administrative Pragmatism and the Affirmative Action Solution 6: Affirmative Action as Tradition 7: Creative Destruction in the Nixon Administration 8: Conclusion: Culture, Politics and Affirmative Action Notes
Series Title: Morality and society
Responsibility: John David Skrentny.

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