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Discrimination, affirmative action, and equal opportunity

Discrimination, affirmative action, and equal opportunity

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Published by Fraser Institute in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in employment,
  • Affirmative action programs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index

    Statementedited by W.E. Block and M.A. Walker
    ContributionsBlock, Walter, 1941-, Walker, Micheal A., 1945-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 271 p. :
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14431376M

    opportunity employment and affirmative action. We believe that our educational programming will benefit our diverse student population when our staff members all bring a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures. The Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action File Size: 1MB.   Proponents of what legal historian Melvin I. Urofsky in his definitive new study, The Affirmative Action Puzzle, terms “soft” affirmative action—removing barriers to equal opportunity in jobs and education without a mandate for delivering equal results—would argue that you can’t fight discrimination with discrimination.


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