Affirmative Action And Equal Opportunity: Action, Inaction, Reaction, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Affirmative Action And Equal Opportunity

Action, Inaction, Reaction, 1st Edition

By Nijole V. Benokraitis

Routledge

256 pages

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Description

This book redirects attention to the groups—women and minorities—for whom equal opportunity and affirmative action programs were initially designed in American society. It provides national and longitudinal information regarding the position of women and minorities in institutions.

Table of Contents

1. Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action: An Overview 2. The Labored Birth of Affirmative Action: A Focus on Employment 3. Government Employment and Affirmative Action 4. The Impact of Affirmative Action in Industry 5. Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, and Higher Education 6. Public and Private Reactions to Organized Affirmative Action 7. Affirmative Action: Reverse Discrimination or Equity?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General