Affirmative Action: A Documentary History (Primary Documents in American History and Contemporary Issues)

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Examining affirmative action and its history through these 400 documents that trace its roots and development, this work is an invaluable reference resource. Race, gender, and disability, as they pertaing to affirmative action, are also explored. By providing a thorough presentation of the arguments both for and against, this reference encourages critical thinking as it details the ins and outs of the debate.

From government reports to cartoons, high school and college students will find multiple perspectives on affirmative action. They can view the issue through the eyes of law-makers, judges, presidents, activists, the media, social scientists, those who have benefited from it, and those who have been threatened by it. They can also discover its application in a myriad of disciplines from sports to education to business to the arts. An explanatory introduction precedes each document to aid readers in understanding the various arguments that have been put forth in this debate, providing the researcher with accessible references to all sides of the subject.

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Provides 395 primary documents outlining the arguments both for and against affirmative action as it pertains to race, gender, and disability.

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JO ANN OOIMAN ROBINSON is Professor of History at Morgan State University. She is the author of Abraham Went Out: A Biography of A.J. Muste.

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