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Author Skrentny, John David.

Title The minority rights revolution / John D. Skrentny.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    323.173 SKR    Available
Description xiv, 473 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-459) and index.
Contents How war and the Black Civil Rights Movement changed America -- This is war and this is a war measure: Racial equality becomes national security -- National security and equal rights: Limits and qualifications -- We were advancing the really revolutionary view of discrimination: Designating official minorities for Affirmative Action in employment -- In view of the existence of the other significant minorities: The expansion of Affirmative Action for minority capitalists -- Race is a very relevant personal characteristic: Affirmative admissions, diversity, and the Supreme Court -- Learn, Amigo, learn: Bilingual education and language rights in the schools -- I agree with you about the inherent absurdity: Title IX and women's equality in education -- White males and the limits of the minority rights revolution: The disabled, white ethnics, and gays -- Conclusion: The rare American epiphany.
Subject Minorities -- Civil rights -- United States -- History.
Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0674008995 (alk. paper) : $35.00

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