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Affirmative Action
The New Look

Hacker, Andrew

Publisher:  New York Review of Books, New York, USA
Date Written:  12/10/1989
Year Published:  1989  
Resource Type:  Article

Affirmative action may be out of favor at the Supreme Court, but it is becoming a stronger force on America's campuses. Until a decade or so ago, questions of ethnicity and equity could be considered as involving mostly blacks and whites. Now Asians and Hispanics among others are making claims as well, and the rules determining which groups will be given preferential treatment have been changing. A discussion and review of the changing state and perception of affirmative action in America.


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