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Author Urofsky, Melvin I., author.

Title The affirmative action puzzle : a living history from reconstruction to today / Melvin I. Urofsky.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [2020]


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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  331.133 UROFSKY    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  331.13 URO    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  331.133 URO    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - New Materials  331.133 UROFSKY    DUE 10-30-21
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 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  331.13 URO    Check Shelf
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Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 572 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [473]-544) and index.
Contents Affirmative action before Kennedy -- Kennedy and Johnson -- Affirmative action spreads-and mutates -- Nixon and the Philadelphia plan -- Prejudice persists, affirmative action grows -- Marco Defunis, Allan Bakke, and Brian Weber -- Changing academia -- Backlash and defense -- Blacks and Jews divide -- Women and affirmative action -- The Reagan presidency -- The Court changes its mind -- Mend it, don't end it-or not -- Prop 209 -- Affirmative action and elections -- Seeking diversity in higher education -- Women and affirmative action II -- Other groups, here and abroad -- Bush, Obama, and Fisher -- Yes...and no...and Trump.
Subject Affirmative action programs -- United States -- History.
Affirmative action programs in education -- United States -- History.
Discrimination -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
Minorities -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
LAW / Discrimination.
Affirmative action programs. (OCoLC)fst00798899
Affirmative action programs in education. (OCoLC)fst01201993
Discrimination -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst00894988
Minorities -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst01023165
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781101870877 (hard cover : alk. paper)
1101870877 (hard cover : alk. paper)
9781101870884 (e-book)
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