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Title Affirmative action : social justice or reverse discrimination? / edited by Francis J. Beckwith and Todd E. Jones.

Imprint Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    305.8 AFF    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    305.8009 AFF    Available
Description 250 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Contemporary issues
Contemporary issues (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-247).
Contents Taking affirmative action apart / Nicholas Lemann -- To fulfill these rights: commencement address at Howard University (June 4, 1965) / Lyndon Baines Johnson -- The sweet music of equal treatment / Ward Connerly -- The DeFunis case: the right to go to law school / Ronald Dworkin -- Casualties and more casualties: surviving affirmative action (more or less) / Frederick R. Lynch -- From equal opportunity to "affirmative action" / Thomas Sowell -- Nihilism in Black America / Cornel West -- Affirmative action: the price of preference / Shelby Steele -- Reverse racism, or how the pot got to call the kettle black / Stanley Fish -- Race-neutral programs and the Democratic Coalition / William Julius Wilson -- The moral status of affirmative action / Louis P. Pojman -- A defense of programs of preferential treatment / Richard Wasserstrom -- Is racial discrimination special? / Michael E. Levin -- Goals and quotas in hiring and promotion / Tom L. Beauchamp -- Justifying reverse discrimination in employment / George Sher.
Subject Race discrimination -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Affirmative action programs -- Law and legislation -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Added Author Beckwith, Francis.
Jones, Todd E.
ISBN 1573921572 (paper : acid-free paper)

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