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Affirmative action [electronic resource] : a reference handbook / Lynne Eisaguirre.

By: Eisaguirre, Lynne, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary world issues: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1999Description: 1 online resource (xii, 222 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1576072584 (electronic bk.); 9781576072585 (electronic bk.); 1280710748; 9781280710742.Subject(s): Affirmative action programs -- United States -- History | Affirmative action programs -- Law and legislation -- United States | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- LaborGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Affirmative action.DDC classification: 331.13/3/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
How to Read Case and Statute Citations -- What Is Affirmative Action? -- A Historical Perspective: The Roots of Affirmative Action -- The Civil Rights Movement -- Executive Orders: Contracting and Employment -- Fair Employment: Enforcement of Title VII -- Affirmative Action in Education -- The 1980s: Backlash against Affirmative Action -- The 1990s: A New Act, a New President, and New Cases -- Do We Still Have Prejudice and Discrimination? -- Are There Other Remedies? -- Does Affirmative Action Harm Its Intended Beneficiaries? -- Pre-Twentieth Century -- Twentieth Century -- Biographical Sketches -- Facts and Statistics -- Overview of the Laws on Affirmative Action -- Legal Justifications for and against Affirmative Action -- Classifications of Affirmative Action Cases in Employment -- Affirmative Action: Equal Protection of Review in Employment, Education, and Contracting Cases -- Affirmative Action under Title VII -- Affirmative Action Circuit Court Cases -- Statutes and Policies to End Affirmative Action -- Some Historical Perspective -- Statistics and Studies about Equal Employment Opportunity -- Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs -- Evidence of Discrimination in Contracting -- Statistics and Studies about Equal Education Opportunity -- Admissions, Graduation, and Attrition Rates and Measures of Performance -- College and Beyond Study (C and B) -- Legacy and Donor Programs -- Minority-Targeted Scholarships -- Additional Surveys and Studies Relating to Discrimination and Affirmative Action -- Housing Discrimination Study.
In: ABC-CLIOSummary: This award winning handbook presents the views of both advocates and critics of the argument that government policies can establish gender and racial equality.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

How to Read Case and Statute Citations -- What Is Affirmative Action? -- A Historical Perspective: The Roots of Affirmative Action -- The Civil Rights Movement -- Executive Orders: Contracting and Employment -- Fair Employment: Enforcement of Title VII -- Affirmative Action in Education -- The 1980s: Backlash against Affirmative Action -- The 1990s: A New Act, a New President, and New Cases -- Do We Still Have Prejudice and Discrimination? -- Are There Other Remedies? -- Does Affirmative Action Harm Its Intended Beneficiaries? -- Pre-Twentieth Century -- Twentieth Century -- Biographical Sketches -- Facts and Statistics -- Overview of the Laws on Affirmative Action -- Legal Justifications for and against Affirmative Action -- Classifications of Affirmative Action Cases in Employment -- Affirmative Action: Equal Protection of Review in Employment, Education, and Contracting Cases -- Affirmative Action under Title VII -- Affirmative Action Circuit Court Cases -- Statutes and Policies to End Affirmative Action -- Some Historical Perspective -- Statistics and Studies about Equal Employment Opportunity -- Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs -- Evidence of Discrimination in Contracting -- Statistics and Studies about Equal Education Opportunity -- Admissions, Graduation, and Attrition Rates and Measures of Performance -- College and Beyond Study (C and B) -- Legacy and Donor Programs -- Minority-Targeted Scholarships -- Additional Surveys and Studies Relating to Discrimination and Affirmative Action -- Housing Discrimination Study.

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This award winning handbook presents the views of both advocates and critics of the argument that government policies can establish gender and racial equality.

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