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politics of affirmative action

"women," equality and category politics

by Carol Lee Bacchi

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Affirmative action programs -- Political aspects.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment.,
  • Categorization (Psychology),
  • Feminist theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [166]-183) and index.

    StatementCarol Lee Bacchi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.A34 B33 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1016653M
    ISBN 100803987927, 0803987935
    LC Control Number96070154
    OCLC/WorldCa36167293

    Jones, Jr. In the negotiation for status as worthy peers, emphasizing gender signals that a woman is an "imposter", someone who does not rightfully belong in the position she is claiming to fill. Johnson and Heringer have here assembled essays that carefully analyze the successes and challenges of affirmative action in particular and racial politics more generally. The Constitution of India has created a new social order based on distributive justice of liberty, equality and fraternity. The Institutions of Foreign Policy Affirmative Action Affirmative action remains one of the most hotly debated topics in civil rights.

    Their ideology was that of racial proportionalism—i. France[ edit ] No distinctions based on race, religion or sex are allowed under the French Constitution. As Skrentny notes, there were precursors to affirmative action in the states and the presidential antidiscrimination committees. This suggests that affirmative action can have applications for different groups in Israel.

    Perhaps contrary to expectations, the group that has been helped most by affirmative action is white women. In three cases inthe Supreme Court undercut court-approved affirmative action plans by giving greater standing to claims of reverse discrimination, voiding the use of minority set-asides where past discrimination against minority contractors was unproven, and restricting the use of statistics to prove discrimination, since statistics did not prove intent. 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 such programs. But in the end the evidence simply does not sustain the argument.


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Skrentny does a laudable job of taking on the relevant issues and trying to devise new angles of defense for affirmative action. Students from these schools also benefit from special policies in certain institutions such as Sciences Po. Summary[ edit ] Already known as a critic of affirmative action or race -based hiring and promotion, Sowell, politics of affirmative action book African-Americananalyzes the specific effects of such policies on IndiaMalaysiaSri Lankaand Nigeriafour countries with longer multiethnic histories and then compares them with the recent history politics of affirmative action book the United States in this regard.

Since the s, there have been discussion of policies directed toward the black population. Sri Lanka[ edit ] In the Standardization policy of Sri Lankan universities was introduced as an affirmative action program for students from areas which had lower rates of education than other areas due to missionary activity in the north and east, which essentially were the Tamil areas.

Research for the volume includes over 50 interviews of city, state, and federal officials responsible for implementing affirmative action goals, on-the-spot observations of the communities' affirmative action shops, and written records of city and country commission meetings.

Skrentny then addresses the deeper irony that white Americans accept all sorts of preferences, but not preferences for blacks. When considering directors with seven or more directorships, all of them are women.

Second, he questions the conventional wisdom that has evolved around affirmative action. The term refers to a broad range of programs that are intended to correct for the past effects of discrimination through preferential recruitment and treatment, numerical goals, quotas, or set asides in employment.

Most opponents of affirmative action object to the principle of racial classification. This suggests that affirmative action can have applications for different groups in Israel. The idea that the people who made affirmative action were not acting in defiance of the principles of the civil rights movement, the text of the Civil Rights Act, and not following a new ideology would turn the usual ironic tale of the origins of affirmative action on its head.

Malaysia provides affirmative action to the majority because in general, the Malays have lower incomes than the Chinese, who have traditionally been involved in businesses and industries, but who were also general migrant workers. South and immigrants from southern, eastern, and central Europe in the past, were fast eroding.

These analogies, however, are inapt.

Melvin I. Urofsky

The 'policy of standardisation' was typical of affirmative action policies, in that it required drastically lower standards for Sinhalese students than for the more academic Tamils who had to get about ten more marks to enter into universities. After the Sarkozy election, a new attempt in favour of Arab-French students was politics of affirmative action book, but Sarkozy did not gain enough political support to change the French constitution.

Challenges to affirmative action There is little doubt that affirmative action policies have changed the face of the workplace and many of our public institutions.

But it was also, deliberately, a key element in his notorious Southern strategysuccessfully shattering the traditional bond between white working-class union members and the Democratic Party, and paving the way for the Reagan Democrats and the modern Republican ascendancy. The post-civil rights period coincided with an economy that was experiencing steady de-industrialization.

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Affirmative Action examines the larger structure of institutional white privilege in educationCited by: About the Book. Affirmative Action has ebook a debatable issue in India since its inception. This is known as policy of reservation in India and is applied for the mainstreaming of weaker sections that had been debarred from getting their rights due to certain past injustices.