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By William M. Leiter,Samuel Leiter

Provides a complete and even-handed assessment of the very contentious topic of affirmative action.

Racism, sexism, and ethnic discrimination have lengthy represented a doubtless intractable challenge. Affirmative motion was once conceived as an assault on those ingrained difficulties, yet at the present time it really is commonly misunderstood. This quantity studies new advancements in affirmative motion legislations, coverage, and ideological clash within the components of employment, schooling, vote casting, and housing. The revised variation provides a dialogue of age, incapacity, and sexual-orientation discrimination, supplying a very finished portrait of affirmative motion that's educated by way of heritage, legislations, political technological know-how, sociology, and economics.

William M. Leiter is Professor of Political technology at California kingdom collage, lengthy seashore. he's the coauthor (with Samuel Leiter) of the 1st variation of Affirmative motion in Antidiscrimination legislations and coverage: an summary and Synthesis (also released through SUNY Press).

The past due Samuel Leiter used to be a civil rights and hard work lawyer in inner most practice.

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