The affirmative action puzzle : a living history from reconstruction to today / Melvin I. Urofsky
Book | Pantheon Books | 2020 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
xviii, 572 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [473]-544) and index.
Contents
Affirmative action before Kennedy -- Kennedy and Johnson -- Affirmative action spreads-and mutates -- Nixon and the Philadelphia plan -- Prejudice persists, affirmative action grows -- Marco Defunis, Allan Bakke, and Brian Weber -- Changing academia -- Backlash and defense -- Blacks and Jews divide -- Women and affirmative action -- The Reagan presidency -- The Court changes its mind -- Mend it, don't end it-or not -- Prop 209 -- Affirmative action and elections -- Seeking diversity in higher education -- Women and affirmative action II -- Other groups, here and abroad -- Bush, Obama, and Fisher -- Yes...and no...and Trump.
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9781101870877 (hard cover : alk. paper)
1101870877 (hard cover : alk. paper)
9781101870884 (e-book)
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