When Race Counts: The Morality of Racial Preference in Britain and America [NOOK Book]

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When Race Counts investigates the use of race-conscious practices in social policy in Britain and America. It questions the distinction between affirmative action and preferential treatment, and evaluates the effectiveness of a range of education and employment policies designed to counteract endemic and direct discrimination against ethnic minorities.
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When Race Counts: The Morality of Racial Preference in Britain and America

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Overview

When Race Counts investigates the use of race-conscious practices in social policy in Britain and America. It questions the distinction between affirmative action and preferential treatment, and evaluates the effectiveness of a range of education and employment policies designed to counteract endemic and direct discrimination against ethnic minorities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134907168
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/29/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgements
1 When race counts 1
2 The nature and varieties of affirmative action 6
3 The logic of affirmative action 22
4 Affirmative action in employment: the British experience 47
5 The real thing: the American way with affirmative action 94
6 Race-conscious practice: the United States 126
7 Practice compared: Britain and America 154
8 The moral dilemmas of preference 167
9 Equal opportunities, merits and preferences 198
10 Tailored preference 219
Appendix: A note on methodology 229
Notes 232
Bibliography 238
Name index 250
Subject index 253
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