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Pursuit of Fairness: A History of Affirmative Action
Terry H. Anderson (au)
Affirmative action (AA) cuts to the heart of deeply held beliefs about employ. & educ., the concepts of justice & fairness, & the troubled history of race relations in America. Describes African-Amer. demands for employ. in the defense industry in 1941 -- & the deseg. of the armed forces after WW2. Examines Pres. Kennedy’s 1961 exec. order that introduced the term “AA” during the early years of the civil rights movement.; Pres. Johnson’s attempt to gain equal opportun. for African Amer.; Pres. Nixon’s expansion of AA with the Phila. Plan; Pres. Carter’s intro. of “set asides” for minority bus. & the “Bakke” ruling which allowed the use of race as one factor in college admiss.; the Reagan admin.’s backlash against AA & the Clinton admin.’s revision of it. Illus.
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