9780737742770

Affirmative Action

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  • ISBN13:

    9780737742770

  • ISBN10:

    0737742771

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-20
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Pr

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Summary

Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Diversity Is at the Heart of Affirmative Actionp. 10
Affirmative Action May Hurt More than Help Blacks and Hispanicsp. 16
Mainstream Media Report Unfairly on Affirmative Actionp. 22
Minority Press Coverage of Affirmative Action Is Not Objectivep. 31
The Denise of Affirmative Action Is Overstatedp. 40
Sports Is No Place for Affirmative Actionp. 46
Affirmative Action for Men Is Politically Incorrectp. 51
College Men Are Benefiting from Affirmative Actionp. 61
Cultural Affirmative Action Is Alive and Wellp. 71
Barack Obama's Candidacy Shows that Affirmative Action Is Still Neededp. 76
Affirmative Action Is an Attack on American Identityp. 86
The Republican Party Shows Growing Support for Affirmative Actionp. 97
Organizations to Contactp. 109
Bibliographyp. 115
Indexp. 120
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