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Affirmative action and racial preference : a debate, Carl Cohen, James P. Sterba

Label
Affirmative action and racial preference : a debate
Title
Affirmative action and racial preference
Title remainder
a debate
Statement of responsibility
Carl Cohen, James P. Sterba
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cohen and Sterba, two contemporary philosophers in sharp opposition, debate the value of affirmative action and racial preference. They defend thier views with analysis and commentay on landmark cases - including the decisions of the United States Supreme Court and the University of Michigan admissions cases, Gratz and Grutter
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Carl
Dewey number
342.73/087
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4755.5
LC item number
.A95 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sterba, James P
Series statement
Point/counterpoint series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Affirmative action programs
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • Affirmative action programs
  • United States
  • Constitutional Law - U.S
  • Law - U.S
  • Law, Politics & Government
Label
Affirmative action and racial preference : a debate, Carl Cohen, James P. Sterba
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-370) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface One -- Preface Two -- Cases -- SECTION ONE: WHY RACE PREFERENCE IS WRONG AND BAD -- Prologue: Wrongness and Badness -- PART I: EQUALITY AND RACE PREFERENCE -- 1 Equality as a Moral Ideal -- 2 Affirmative Action -- 3 Race Preference: The Transformation of Affirmative Action -- PART II: WHY RACE PREFERENCE IS WRONG -- 4 Race Preference Is Morally Wrong -- 5 Race Preference Is Against the Law -- 6 Race Preference Violates the Constitution -- PART III: WHY RACE PREFERENCE IS BAD -- 7 Race Preference Is Bad for the Minorities Preferred
  • 8 Race Preference Is Bad for the Universities that Give Preference -- 9 Race Preference Is Bad for Society as a Whole -- Epilogue: The Future of Race Preference -- SECTION TWO: DEFENDING AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, DEFENDING PREFERENCES -- 1 A Legal History of Affirmative Action in the United States -- 2 A Definition of Affirmative Action -- 3 A Defense of Outreach Affirmative Action -- 4 A Defense of Remedial Affirmative Action -- 5 Remedial Affirmative Action and the U.S. Supreme Court -- 6 Racial Discrimination v. Sexual Discrimination -- 7 A Better Standard of Proof for Remedial Affirmative Action
  • 8 A Defense of Diversity Affirmative Action -- 9 Objections to Affirmative Action -- 10 Affirmative Action outside the United States -- Conclusion -- SECTION THREE: REPLY TO JAMES P. STERBA -- SECTION FOUR: REPLY TO CARL COHEN -- SECTION FIVE: COMMENTS ON THE SUPREME COURT DECISION -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y
Control code
57122859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 394 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195148947
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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8bb8fcd9-e9f1-4f68-aa5d-8eebe8cf14ee
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57122859
Label
Affirmative action and racial preference : a debate, Carl Cohen, James P. Sterba
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-370) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface One -- Preface Two -- Cases -- SECTION ONE: WHY RACE PREFERENCE IS WRONG AND BAD -- Prologue: Wrongness and Badness -- PART I: EQUALITY AND RACE PREFERENCE -- 1 Equality as a Moral Ideal -- 2 Affirmative Action -- 3 Race Preference: The Transformation of Affirmative Action -- PART II: WHY RACE PREFERENCE IS WRONG -- 4 Race Preference Is Morally Wrong -- 5 Race Preference Is Against the Law -- 6 Race Preference Violates the Constitution -- PART III: WHY RACE PREFERENCE IS BAD -- 7 Race Preference Is Bad for the Minorities Preferred
  • 8 Race Preference Is Bad for the Universities that Give Preference -- 9 Race Preference Is Bad for Society as a Whole -- Epilogue: The Future of Race Preference -- SECTION TWO: DEFENDING AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, DEFENDING PREFERENCES -- 1 A Legal History of Affirmative Action in the United States -- 2 A Definition of Affirmative Action -- 3 A Defense of Outreach Affirmative Action -- 4 A Defense of Remedial Affirmative Action -- 5 Remedial Affirmative Action and the U.S. Supreme Court -- 6 Racial Discrimination v. Sexual Discrimination -- 7 A Better Standard of Proof for Remedial Affirmative Action
  • 8 A Defense of Diversity Affirmative Action -- 9 Objections to Affirmative Action -- 10 Affirmative Action outside the United States -- Conclusion -- SECTION THREE: REPLY TO JAMES P. STERBA -- SECTION FOUR: REPLY TO CARL COHEN -- SECTION FIVE: COMMENTS ON THE SUPREME COURT DECISION -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y
Control code
57122859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 394 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195148947
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8bb8fcd9-e9f1-4f68-aa5d-8eebe8cf14ee
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57122859

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