Bakke Case: Race, Education and Affirmative Action

Bakke Case: Race, Education and Affirmative Action

by Howard Ball
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

"Helps general readers understand this celebrated affirmative action case and provides valuable insights into the process by which Supreme Court justices decide cases and write opinions."—Mark V. Tushnet, author of Making Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961

Overview

"Helps general readers understand this celebrated affirmative action case and provides valuable insights into the process by which Supreme Court justices decide cases and write opinions."—Mark V. Tushnet, author of Making Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Twice denied admission to a California medical school despite better grades and test scores than successful minority applicants, Allan Bakke took his grievance to court and set off a major controversy over affirmative action. Ball (political science, University of Vermont) examines the law and politics surrounding , presenting both sides of the debate and discussing key arguments presented by pressure groups, and looks at the impact of and its use as a precedent in light of eroding public support for affirmative action. Also looks at recent cases and legislation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700610457
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
11/01/2000
Series:
Landmark Law Cases and American Society
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.79(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.84(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >