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Affirmative Action: A Reference Handbookby Lynne Eisaguirre
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In Affirmative Action: A Reference Handbook, recent events such as the end of affirmative action in California are examined along with their implications for employees and employers, public contracting, and education. The coverage details the roles of the women's and civil rights movements in shaping affirmative action policies, analyzes major laws and court cases, and profiles key proponents and critics.
• Provides important statistics collected by the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission and the U.S. Department of Education
This award winning handbook presents the views of both advocates and critics of the argument that government policies can establish gender and racial equality.
• Profiles key proponents and critics
• Analyzes major laws and landmark cases involving affirmative action and discrimination
• Details the roles of women's and civil rights movements in shaping affirmative action policies
Table of Contents
Introduction — Chronology — Biographical sketches — Facts and statistics — Directory of organizations — Selected print and nonprint resources.
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