Affirmative action and the development of people

a practical guide
  • 108 Pages
  • 0.22 MB
  • English
Juta , Kenwyn
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StatementLinda Human.
LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.A34 H86 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 108 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1160714M
ISBN 100702128759
LC Control Number94139256

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Human, Abednego Mandlenkosi Maphumulo, Mpumelelo Obed Mbatha, G. Zulu Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / While there are people who may feel that affirmative action was founded to address wrongs, it only uplifts one race over the other.

We can do better than this. And let's be frank, no matter how many opportunities you give people, some people, regardless of race are their own worst by: This book comprehensively covers the history of affirmative action. It shows why affirmative action was needed to combat widespread racial discrimination.

It does an excellent job of describing the extent of that discrimination and the shocking and devastating effects of Jim by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Human, L.N. Affirmative action and the development of people. Kenwyn: Juta, (OCoLC) Document Type.

Affirmative Action. affirmative action, in the United States, programs to overcome the effects of past societal discrimination by allocating jobs and resources to members of specific groups, such as minorities and women.

The policy was implemented by federal agencies enforcing the Civil Rights Act of and two executive orders, which provided that government contractors and educational institutions receiving federal funds develop.

Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of A History of Affirmative Action, (). opportunity but on a system of white preferences and quotas that are defended both actively and passively by white people.

Tracing the development of the old legal initiative known as "affirmative action" (based on the. Affirmative action and the development of people book his book When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold Story of Racial Inequality, the Columbia historian and political scientist Ira Katznelson explores the.

Affirmative action: Politics or development.

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On Affirmative action for women The country was able to reduce the percentage of people living below the poverty line from 57 per cent in -Affirmative action actually stems from a requirement imposed by Executive Order and did not stem from Title VII -Federal contractors agree not to discriminate in the hiring, termination, promotion, pay, and so on of employees on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, and gender.

The answer is simple: the essence and rationale for affirmative action have been lost, diluted by the very people who made it necessary to implement in the first place.

There were many real reasons affirmative action was put in place and there are even more for. The affirmative action plan should exhibit that the institution has formalized affirmative action as a policy in procedure and that such a plan illustrates good faith efforts were carried out in execution of marketing, recruitment, promotional, training strategies and implementation, and that termination has followed the rules to fair contract.

Weber, U.S. () that race-conscious affirmative action efforts designed to eliminate a conspicuous racial imbalance in an employer's workforce resulting from past discrimination are permissible if they are temporary and do not violate the rights of white employees.

Affirmative Action, in its promotion of diversity, can help to stop stereotypes because it creates interactions between groups that may not choose to interact with each other in “real” life. It allows people to chase dreams. Affirmative Action allows people to pursue a career that they may never have considered without help from the program.

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Sample Chapters; Audible Preview even more evidence has come to light showing how Affirmative Action creates perverse incentives for people to lie about their race in order to gain advantage when applying for jobs and higher education. accepting less qualified medical school applicants produces less qualified doctors.

In this. The best argument against affirmative action is the research underlying the book began when Sanders (who teaches at UCLA law school) began looking into the performance of his minority students.

To the Editors: A rule against racial discrimination might prevent such discrimination from recurring, but it will not eradicate and may even perpetuate the effects of the discrimination that had already occurred, sometimes over generations, or as in the case of blacks, for centuries.

Noah Feldman defends race-based affirmative action as a means of avoiding or lessening the effects of a. That is one theme of a new book, The Future of Affirmative Action: New Paths to Higher Education Diversity After Fisher v.

University of Texas, and it was a subtle but persistent subtext of a half-day discussion of the book here Tuesday. About half of Republicans (and people who lean Republican) believe affirmative action programs designed to increase racial diversity "are a good.

Affirmative action is a topical issue around the world because of concerns about the distribution of the gains of development and in response to demands by activists for File Size: KB.

The purpose of this paper is to argue that affirmative action is not reverse discrimination, but simply a policy to contribute to diversity in the workforce as a matter of distributive justice to the diverse groups in society. Therefore, the position I am taking is that affirmative action is ethically and morally Size: KB.

Affirmative action should be about reparations and leveling a playing field that was legally imbalanced for hundreds of years and not about the re-centering of whiteness while, yet again Author: Kimberly Reyes. Now government required the development of a written affirmative action program: “to ensure that equal opportunity is provided in all aspects of their employment and “expanded efforts in outreach, recruitment, training, and other areas are some of the affirmative steps contractors can take to help members of the protected groups compete for Reviews:   Affirmative action practiced in that manner shares common ideological premises and goals, but often different rhetoric, with efforts to promote racial and ethnic diversity.

To understand the contemporary debate over affirmative action, one must have knowledge of competing concepts of equality and of the history of discrimination in America.

Tips For the Development and Implementation of an Outstanding Affirmative Action Plan Looking into and trying to develop an affirmative action plan for the first time can be confusing. Even if you need to immerse yourself in a tedious process, knowing how to organize your ways can make it easier, faster, and more efficient for you to come up.

Abstract: Affirmative action[1] and discriminatory measures are complex and controversial issues. The purpose of affirmative action is to speed up the establishment of a representative and unprejudiced workforce in addition to assist those who were in the past deprived by unfair discrimination to fulfill their highest potential.[2] The term itself invokes emotions that range from.

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson (no photo) Synopsis: In this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review) Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of twentieth-century American history and demonstrates that all the key programs passed during the New Deal and Fair.

Affirmative action is a policy used by colleges and universities to improve the educational opportunities for minority groups (including minority races, Author: Emma Sarran Webster. Understanding Affirmative Action serves to fill a critical gap in the literature on affirmative action by giving a developed history of the policy development along with the current status of scholarship on the topic.

The book has the potential to become a classic in the field. This book serves as an excellent handbook for those who are active in scholarship concerning affirmative action and Author: J.

Edward Kellough. Hailed at the time of its original publication as a thorough and balanced debate of one of America's most vexing political issues, Affirmative Action employs a pro and con format to provide a concise introduction to this divisive debate.

In a new, substantive introduction, Richard F. Tomasson offers a short history of the affirmative action debate and addresses new developments since the book.

The Ironies of Affirmative Action is the first book-length, comprehensive, historical account of the development of affirmative action. Analyzing both the resistance Affirmative action has been fiercely debated for more than a quarter of a century, producing much partisan literature, but little serious scholarship and almost nothing on its /5.Key Terms.

Affirmative Action – A policy or program providing advantages for people of a minority group who are seen to have traditionally been discriminated against, with the aim of creating a more egalitarian society through preferential access to education, employment, healthcare, social welfare, etc.Affirmative action, which incorporates some features from the two distinct British concepts of "positive discrimination" and "positive action", is a set of policies that support members of disadvantaged groups that have previously suffered discrimination (and may continue to) in such areas as education, employment, or housing.