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Economic perspectives on affirmative action

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Published by Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Distributed by University Press of America in Washington, DC, Lanham, MD .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Affirmative action programs -- United States -- Compliance costs.,
    • African Americans -- Employment -- Government policy -- Compliance costs.,
    • Discrimination in employment -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementM.V. Lee Badgett ... [et al.] ; edited by Margaret C. Simms.
      ContributionsBadgett, Mary Virginia Lee., Simms, Margaret C.
      LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.A34 E28 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 97 p. ;
      Number of Pages97
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1277319M
      ISBN 10081919932X, 0819199311
      LC Control Number95009008

        Affirmative action is a policy in which an individual's color, race, sex, religion or national origin are taken into account by a business or the government in order to increase the opportunities Author: Will Kenton. Consider how an affirmative action policy would affect the National Basketball Association. Today, in a free market for basketball players, the majority of players in the NBA are black. Were we to apply affirmative action here, the law would require fair representation of whites, Hispanics, and Asians.

        The book’s candor stands in deep contrast to many affirmative action advocates, who minimize the practice by talking about race as a small “plus factor” in a “holistic review” process in. To affirmative action ideologues, however, it’s “pay back” time, when White American males must atone for their alleged economic advantages—even if they grew up poor. “White males are the only growth area for the modern victim movement,” says John Leo, a contributing editor at U.S. News and World Report.

        Abstract: “Based on research conducted during a large-scale European Commission project on international perspectives on positive/affirmative action measures, the authors provide a comparative analysis of the legal context and perceptions of the impact of positive action in the United Kingdom and the United States. The study adopted participatory methods including consensus . Posts about affirmative action in India written by paragwaknis. In case you missed, The Hindu got a whiff of an article from American Economic Review about the effectiveness of affirmative action in India and the American Economics Association (AEA) got a whiff about this in return: Here is the link to the original news feature from AEA web-portal that links the article in The Hindu as well as.

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