Controversies in Affirmative Action [3 volumes]

Controversies in Affirmative Action [3 volumes]

by James A. Beckman (Editor)


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An engaging and eclectic collection of essays from leading scholars on the subject, which looks at affirmative action past and present, analyzes its efficacy, its legacy, and its role in the future of the United States.

• Provides the most up-to-date, comprehensive information available relating to the practice of affirmative action in the United States

• Features contributions and perspectives from fields as diverse as law, political science, history, critical race theory, women's studies, African American studies, sociology, criminal justice, education, and philosophy

• Offers original research from experts in numerous disciplines

• Covers major U.S. Supreme Court decisions on affirmative action, ranging from Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978) to Fisher v. University of Texas (2013)

• Includes endnotes with each chapter to facilitate research

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440800825
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/31/2014
Pages: 978
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 3.10(d)

About the Author

James A. Beckman is the first permanent chair of the Department of Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, where he holds tenure and is associate professor.

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