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Author Raza, M. Ali.

Title The ups and downs of affirmative action preferences / M. Ali Raza, A. Janell Anderson and Harry Glynn Custred, Jr.

Published Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  331.1330973 RAZA {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 207 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Origins of Affirmative Action 1 -- 2 From Individual Rights to Group Preferences: Supreme Court Decisions (Griggs to Metro Broadcasting) 19 -- 3 One Step Backward and Two Forward 43 -- 4 Affirmative Action Diversity: A Euphemism for Preferences, Quotas, and Set-Asides 75 -- 5 Preferences in California's Colleges and Universities and Academic Resistance 111 -- 6 California Civil Rights Initiative: Proposition 209 139 -- 7 Ending of Affirmative Action Preferences in California: Testing the Constitutional Amendment 159.
Summary Studies affirmative action and offers an empirical account of the citizens' movement in California that successfully resulted in the passage of a constitutional amendment to abolish such preferences in public education, public employment, and public contracting.
Other author Anderson, A. Janell.
Custred, Harry Glynn, 1939-
Subject Affirmative action programs -- United States.
Affirmative action programs -- Law and legislation -- United States.
ISBN 0275967131 No price
0275967131 (alk. paper)