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Understanding affirmative action [electronic resource] : politics, discrimination, and the search for justice / J. Edward Kellough.

By: Kellough, J. Edward.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (191 p.).ISBN: 9781435627345 (electronic bk.); 1435627342 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Affirmative action programs -- Law and legislation -- United States | Affirmative action programs in education -- Law and legislation -- United States | Affirmative action programs -- United States | Programmes d'action positive -- Droit -- �Etats-Unis | Programmes d'action positive en �education -- Droit -- �Etats-Unis | Programmes d'action positive -- �Etats-Unis | LAW -- Constitutional | LAW -- Public | Positieve actieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Understanding affirmative action.DDC classification: 342.7308/7 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Affirmative action : the concept and the controversy -- Early efforts focusing on equality of opportunity -- Affirmative action and preferential selection -- Assessing the argument : a review of the case for affirmative action -- The Supreme Court and affirmative action : an examination of the early development of statutory and constitutional constraints -- Cases from 1995 to 2003 : challenges, uncertainty, and the survival of affirmative action -- Evidence on the effectiveness of affirmative action -- Affirmative action in the Twenty-first century.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Affirmative action : the concept and the controversy -- Early efforts focusing on equality of opportunity -- Affirmative action and preferential selection -- Assessing the argument : a review of the case for affirmative action -- The Supreme Court and affirmative action : an examination of the early development of statutory and constitutional constraints -- Cases from 1995 to 2003 : challenges, uncertainty, and the survival of affirmative action -- Evidence on the effectiveness of affirmative action -- Affirmative action in the Twenty-first century.

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Understanding affirmative action by Kellough, J. Edward. ©2006
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