Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, 
3 volumes ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
volume 1. Historical dimensions. The Supreme Court, civil rights, and affirmative action : an historical perspective / Gregory B. Padgett Modern affirmative action takes shape : President Lyndon Johnson, Howard University, and Executive Order 11246 / F. Erik Brooks A forgotten story of affirmative action and an unlikely ally : President Nixon, the Philadelphia Plan, and the evolution of modern affirmative action / Tom Lansford A reader's overview of affirmative action, constitutional law, and the political process / William A. Schroeder The final arbiter : Supreme Court jurisprudence and the trend toward conservatism in affirmative action in America / David E. Fitzkee The biggest threat to affirmative action in its formative stage : President Ronald Reagan and his attack on affirmative action in America / Maya Beasley Closing the gap : affirmative action in higher education, the utilization of the diversity rationale, and select examples of legal challenges between 1995 and 2002 / Adelberto Aguirre Jr. and Rubén O. Martinez Hurricane Hopwood : the Hopwood v. Texas revolution and the chaotic and inconsistent application of affirmative action in higher education, 1996-2003 / Christopher "Chad" Cronon Supreme Court guidance on affirmative action from 2003 through 2013 : an analysis of the implications arising from Gratz v. Bollinger (2003), Grutter v. Bollinger (2003), parents involved in community schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 (2007), and Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (2013) / Leslie Y. Garfield The role of the Executive Branch and views of various Presidents on affirmative action from Roosevelt to Obama / Robert H. Wood
volume 2. Contemporary debates. Fisher v. University of Texas and the wonderland of color-blind ideology / Sharon L. Davies Experimentations with race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action / Jessica G. Hynes Opportunity or result? : evolving rationales and the transformation of affirmative action / Mark R. Killenbeck Place, not race : affirmative action and the geography of educational opportunity / Sheryll Cashin It's all about education : implementation issues in the wake of Grutter, Gratz, and Fisher / Ann M. Killenbeck The changing face of affirmative action : law school diversity after Fisher / Starla J. Williams and Eric M. Kniskern Defending minority-targeted aid in higher education / Osamudia R. James Changing the narrative : affirmative action as democratically necessary / Brandi Blessett Sociological theories, concepts, and arguments in favor of, and against, affirmative action programs in modern America / Paulina X. Ruf and Beth Wright The documented need for diversity at professional schools / Kamille W. Dean Affirmative action and critical race theory / Cedric Merlin Powell The chronicle of the disappeared white law professors : the real meaning of diversity and affirmative action in legal education and an exercise in critical race theory / Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb
volume 3. Policy across industry and place. Philosophical perspectives on affirmative action over the past 40 years / Paul M. Hughes Women, work, and affirmative action / Naomi Robertson Affirmative action in the military : unique successes, new challenges / Robert H. Knowles The impact of affirmative action on law enforcement in the United States / Sean Maddan Federal requirements for affirmative action in employment and contracting / Maria D. Beckman A world perspective : affirmative action in the global context / John W. Dietrich Beyond the doors of higher education : equal but separate : college student social groups in Florida after Gratz and Grutter / Abby F. Milon Affirmative action : is it really necessary in the 21st century? / Liza Lugo New opportunities or a narrowing of affirmative action? : the increasingly restrictive application of affirmative action in higher education / Ronnie B. Tucker Diversity, affirmative action, and the U.S. Supreme Court / Jennifer E. Walsh Reading tea leaves : views of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices on affirmative action / Brett R. Meltzer.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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