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Affirmative action revisited

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Huntington, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Affirmative action programs -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPatricia M. Nelson, editor.
      ContributionsNelson, Patricia M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4755.5 .A94 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination173 p. ;
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3946172M
      ISBN 101560729589
      LC Control Number2001031563

        One would think that a serious topic as Affirmative Action really is, would make a dry and rather verbose book. But Dr. Carter has an easy writing style, combined with his personal anecdotes - "Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby" was an entertaining read! I /5(5). 1. Affirmative action is on the defensive, not least because its defenders are still having difficulty making a convincing case for it. Any program involving preferences means someone will be aggrieved. Most whites resent seeing places allocated to blacks; many men feel they have been displaced by women; some programs bypass native citizens for recent [ ].

      The impressive stone building that houses the United States Supreme Court stands in the heart of Washington, D.C., across a broad street from the Capitol building, where legislators make the laws that the justices of the Court interpret and apply. The purpose of this paper is to argue that affirmative action is not reverse discrimination, but simply a policy to contribute to diversity in the workforce as a matter of distributive justice to the diverse groups in society. Therefore, the position I am taking is that affirmative action is ethically and morally Size: KB.

      Affirmative Action Law: An Introduction (Charles V. Dale)-- Affirmative Action Revisited: A Legal History and Prospectus (Charles V. Dale)-- The Supreme Court Decision in Adarand Constructors Inc. v. Pena-- Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (Charles V. Dale)-- Small Disadvantaged Business Programs of the Federal Government (Mark Eddy)-- Higher.   Lily says: Janu at PM. May I also make a few suggestions about books that are relevant to our time to read are: Tragedy & Hope by Carroll Quigley, The New World Order by William Still, The Return of the Anti-Christ & The New World Order, by Patrick Heron, Hidden Dangers of the Rainbow by Constance Cumbey, Inside the New Age Nightmare by Randall Baer, Pawns in the .


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Affirmative action, in the United States, programs to overcome the effects of past societal discrimination by allocating jobs and resources to members of specific groups, such as minorities and women. The policy was implemented by federal agencies enforcing the Civil Rights Act of and two executive orders, which provided that government.

Taking a look at affirmative action from a legal standpoint, the book addresses and assesses the history, current status, and future of affirmative action initiatives and programs. Such a study is much-needed in gathering information about a raging national by: 1.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, 88 pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Legal history of federal affirmative action --Minority and small disadvantaged business programs --Affirmative action in employment --Judicial developments since Croson and Adarand --Affirmative action and diversity in public sibility.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 27 cm: Contents: Affirmative action law: an introduction / Charles V. Dale --Affirmative action revisited: a legal history and prospectus / Charles V. Dale --The Supreme Court decision in Adarand Constructors Inc.

Pena --Federal contracting and disadvantaged business enterprises / Charles V. Dale --Sex. Affirmative Action Revisited Hardcover – June 1, by Patricia M. Nelson (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 3 Format: Hardcover.

Ira Katznelson in his provocative book, When Affirmative Action Was White, explains how policy decisions dealing with welfare, work and war during the s and s helped White Americans, and excluded, or differentially treated, the vast majority of African-Americans.

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Fields ISBN: Softcover. Book Condition: New. 5th. x 11 in. Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again. Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. affirmative action and how it can be implemented to the benefit of marginalised social groups is not well understood in Ghana. While there appears to be consensus that Affirmative Action (AA) is useful for redressing intractable political and socio-economic inequalities arising from systemic discrimination, affirmative action programmes have oftenFile Size: KB.

Affirmative action, in the United States, an active effort to improve employment or educational opportunities for members of minority groups and for women.

Affirmative action began as a government remedy to the effects of long-standing discrimination against such groups and has consisted of policies, programs, and procedures that give limited preferences to minorities and women in job hiring.

In its tumultuous year history, affirmative action has been both praised and pilloried as an answer to racial inequality. The term "affirmative action" was first introduced by President Kennedy in as a method of redressing discrimination that had persisted in spite of civil rights laws and constitutional guarantees.

It was developed and enforced for the first time by President Johnson. That is one theme of a new book, The Future of Affirmative Action: New Paths to Higher Education Diversity After Fisher v. University of Texas, and it was a subtle but persistent subtext of a half-day discussion of the book here Tuesday.

The authors, who participated in the event, spoke with varying degrees of directness about the threat posed. Affirmative action plans are important for every society, but we need to learn from our experience and take corrective measures.

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Affirmative action is a policy that directly or indirectly awards jobs, promotions, and other resources to individuals on the basis of membership in a protected group in order to compensate those groups for past discrimination. Through affirmative action, police departments have taken positive steps to correct past racial and sexual discrimination.

Affirmative action is a policy used by colleges and universities to improve the educational opportunities for minority groups (including minority races, genders, and sexual orientations) that are Author: Emma Sarran Webster. Affirmative action is a policy in which an individual's color, race, sex, religion or national origin are taken into account by a business or the government in order to increase the opportunities Author: Will Kenton.

In this brief book, American University economist Bergmann makes a partially convincing defense of affirmative action, focusing on its role in the workplace rather than in university admissions or in.

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The second new book – “The Future of Affirmative Action,” which comes out Tuesday — includes a detailed analysis of class-based systems, from. Federico, Christopher M., and James Sidanius. Racism, ideology, and affirmative action revisited: The antecedents and consequences of "principled objections" to affirmative action.

Journal of Personality and Social Psychol no. 4: –. The book’s candor stands in deep contrast to many affirmative action advocates, who minimize the practice by talking about race as a small “plus factor” in a “holistic review” process in.In “For Discrimination,’’ Harvard Law School professor Randall Kennedy issues a detailed argument in favor of affirmative action and its application via race-based methods.

Kennedy, the.Discrimination, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity An Economi c and Socia l Perspectiv e AFFIRMATIVE ACTION REVISITED 25 Subjective identification 26 Punishing the innocent 26 A central thrust of this book is that there is little truth in a basicCited by: