TITLE

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY CRITICS

AUTHOR(S)
Kahlenberg, Richard D.
PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;7/17/95, Vol. 213 Issue 3/4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues in favor of class-based affirmative action initiatives in the U.S. Support for the position of House Speaker Newt Gingrich on affirmative action; Opposition to the arguments raised by Clarence Thomas and Dinesh D'Souza against class-based affirmative action; Comparison of the economic conditions of Whites and African Americans; Discussion of rules about class-based preferences in employment.
ACCESSION #
9507233226

 

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