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Affirmative action, Susan Meyer

Label
Affirmative action
Title
Affirmative action
Statement of responsibility
Susan Meyer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Affirmative action includes policies and laws meant to give equal footing to minorities after historic discrimination and oppression. Learn about the history of affirmative action from just after the Civil War through important milestones of the civil rights movement and on to today. Enhanced with accessible text and historical photographs, this guide explains affirmative action through its background, key players, and Supreme Court decisions. The debate about affirmative action is covered in a thoughtful, well-rounded, and timely manner since it remains a controversial issue
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1986-
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Meyer, Susan
Dewey number
331.13/30973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD4903.5.U58
LC item number
M49 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Spotlight on the civil rights movement
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  • Discrimination in employment
  • Discrimination
  • Civil rights
  • Affirmative action programs
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Affirmative action, Susan Meyer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A troubled history -- Rights for workers -- We've got to do something -- Separate, but not equal -- Bringing change -- Brown vs. Board of Education -- President Kennedy's Executive Order -- Outlawing discrimination -- The Executive Order of 1965 -- The Philadelphia story -- Equal opportunities for advancement -- Arguments in favor of affirmative action -- Criticisms of affirmative action -- Taking it to the courts -- The debate continues
Control code
ocn985974599
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781538380116
Lccn
2017013067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)985974599
Label
Affirmative action, Susan Meyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A troubled history -- Rights for workers -- We've got to do something -- Separate, but not equal -- Bringing change -- Brown vs. Board of Education -- President Kennedy's Executive Order -- Outlawing discrimination -- The Executive Order of 1965 -- The Philadelphia story -- Equal opportunities for advancement -- Arguments in favor of affirmative action -- Criticisms of affirmative action -- Taking it to the courts -- The debate continues
Control code
ocn985974599
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781538380116
Lccn
2017013067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)985974599

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