The Hidden Debate: The Truth Revealed about the Battle over Affirmative Action in South Africa and the United States

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Overview

The Hidden Debate is a fresh and cutting-edge comparative analysis of the ongoing and highly charged social conflict over affirmative action in South Africa and the United States. The debate over affirmative action has raged for over 30 years in the United States and since the early 1990s in South Africa with minimal agreement or resolution. In part this discord remains because scholars, journalists, politicians, and other social analysts have failed to properly specify and examine the problem.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415976916
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2005
  • Series: African Studies Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Khalfani is President and Founder of ATIRA Corp, a Think Tank that develops solutions to African problems globally. He is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Essex County College and is also a Research Associate with the African Census Analysis Project at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently editing a special volume of Critical Sociology that examines racial statistics.

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Table of Contents

Tables, Charts, & Figures
Acknowledgment
Introduction
Chapter 1 - Shell/Core Embedded Conflict Theory
PART 1: THE CORE
Chapter 2 - Principle Attainment Process
Chapter 3 - Liberty
Chapter 4 - Equality
Chapter 5 - Justice
Chapter 6 - One World - Many Worlds
Chapter 7 - Core Principle Interconnectivity Explained
PART II: The Shell
Chapter 8 - Time to Compare: Temporal Concerns
Chapter 9 - The Foundations of Affirmative Action
Chapter 10 - The Development of Affirmative Action
PART III: The Analysis
Chapter 11 - Specifying the Core Debate
Chapter 12 - Making the Case
Conclusion
Appendix 1 - Codebook
Appendix 2 - Hattie Rogers's Narrative
Appendix 3 - United States Presidential Executive Orders
Appendix 4 - Methods
Bibliography
Notes
Index
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