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Reconfiguring American political history.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"The best affirmative action program is creating jobs for everyone" : organized labor responds to affirmative action, 1960-74 "This strange madness" : the origins of opposition to higher education : affirmative action, 1968-72 "The issue is getting hotter" : the struggle over higher education Affirmative action policy in the early 1970s "Treat him as a decent American!" : DeFunis v. Odegaard (1974) and Color-blindness in the courtroom "Do whites have rights?" : white Detroit policemen and "reverse discrimination" protests in the mid-late 1970s "The fight for true non-discrimination" : politics and anti-affirmative action before Bakke Conclusion.
KF4755.5 .D47 2012
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.