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Diversity And Affirmative Action In Public Service

1st Edition

By Walter Broadnax


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Diversity and affirmative action are subjects that tend to elicit some form of emotion, either strongly supportive or strongly opposed. In Diversity and Affirmative Action in Public Service, Walter Broadnax has drawn together a collection of essays that provides the reader with a historical overview of the evolution of these concepts within a publi

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Part 1 Representative Bureaucracy and Equal Employment Opportunity -- 1 Public Administration And Social Equity -- 2 Social Equity and the Public Service -- 3 Measuring Bureaucratic Representation and Integration -- 4 Progress Toward Racial and Sexual Equality in the Federal Civil Service? -- 5 From Civil Rights to Valuing Differences -- 6 Equal Employment Opportunity and the Early Career in Federal Employment -- 7 Racial Unrest in the Military -- Part 2 Affirmative Action -- 8 The U.S. Supreme Court's "Consensus" on Affirmative Action -- 9 Affirmative Action and City Managers -- 10 A Mini-Symposium -- Part 3 Diversity -- 11 Race, Sex, and Supervisory Authority in Federal White-Collar Employment -- 12 Asian Americans in the Public Service -- 13 A Symposium -- Part 4 Gender -- 14 Circumventing the Glass Ceiling -- 15 Achieving Credibility -- 16 Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Backward -- 17 A Symposium -- Part 5 Aging and Disabilities -- 18 Greying at the Temples -- 19 The Impact of Disabilities on Federal Career Success -- 20 Mini-Symposium on New Roles for Older Workers

About the Author

Walter D. Broadnax is Dean of the School of Public Affairs at American University in Washington, D.C. Prior to this appointment he was Professor of Public Policy and Management in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Maryland, where he also directed the Bureau of Governmental Research.

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