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Reverse Discrimination : Dismantling the Myth / Edition 1
     

Reverse Discrimination : Dismantling the Myth / Edition 1

by Fred L. Pincus
 

ISBN-10: 1588262030

ISBN-13: 9781588262035

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Pincus (sociology, U. of Maryland) examines the nature and scope of "reverse discrimination," focusing on the question of whether white males are adversely affected by affirmative action programs. Basing his results on interviews and research, he finds that it is people of color and women who continue to carry the burden of bias. He also explains how the concept of

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Pincus (sociology, U. of Maryland) examines the nature and scope of "reverse discrimination," focusing on the question of whether white males are adversely affected by affirmative action programs. Basing his results on interviews and research, he finds that it is people of color and women who continue to carry the burden of bias. He also explains how the concept of reverse discrimination is primarily a social construct generated by traditional beliefs about race and gender relations. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588262035
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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