The Resource Understanding affirmative action : politics, discrimination, and the search for justice, J. Edward Kellough, (electronic resource/)

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

Label
Understanding affirmative action : politics, discrimination, and the search for justice
Title
Understanding affirmative action
Title remainder
politics, discrimination, and the search for justice
Statement of responsibility
J. Edward Kellough
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For some time, the United States has been engaged in a national debate over affirmative action policy. A policy that began with the idea of creating a level playing field for minorities has sparked controversy in the workplace, in higher education, and elsewhere. After forty years, the debate still continues and the issues are as complex as ever. While most Americans are familiar with the term, they may not fully understand what affirmative action is and why it has become such a divisive issue. With this concise and up-to-date introduction, J. Edward Kellough brings together historical, philoso
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
342.7308/7
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4755.5
LC item number
.K45 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Understanding affirmative action : politics, discrimination, and the search for justice, J. Edward Kellough, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=217187
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn298788644
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Understanding affirmative action : politics, discrimination, and the search for justice, J. Edward Kellough, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=217187
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn298788644
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote

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