Affirmative Action

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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help ...
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Overview

Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737742770
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 3/20/2009
  • Series: At Issue Series: Civil Liberties
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Diversity Is at the Heart of Affirmative Action Lee Bollinger 10

2 Affirmative Action May Hurt More than Help Blacks and Hispanics John Fund 16

3 Mainstream Media Report Unfairly on Affirmative Action Jacqueline Bacon 22

4 Minority Press Coverage of Affirmative Action Is Not Objective Terri L. Towner Rosalle A. Clawson Eric N. Waltenberg 31

5 The Denise of Affirmative Action Is Overstated Scott Jaschik 40

6 Sports Is No Place for Affirmative Action Ari Kaufman 46

7 Affirmative Action for Men Is Politically Incorrect Melana Zyla Vickers 51

8 College Men Are Benefiting from Affirmative Action Sarah Karnasiewicz 61

9 Cultural Affirmative Action Is Alive and Well Selwyn Duke 71

10 Barack Obama's Candidacy Shows that Affirmative Action Is Still Needed Ari Melber 76

11 Affirmative Action Is an Attack on American Identity Roger Kimball 86

12 The Republican Party Shows Growing Support for Affirmative Action Harry Stein 97

Organizations to Contact 109

Bibliography 115

Index 120

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