The Reverse-Discrimination Trap
- Who'd drive the Zamboni? Cockburn, Lyn // Herizons;Spring94, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p39
Comments on an equity advertisement in Ontario which discriminated against white males. Prohibition on white males on applying for a senior civil service job; Unfairness of affirmative action.
- Reverse Discrimination Employment Litigation: Defining the Limits of Preferential Promotion. Robinson, Robert K.; Seydel, John; Sloan, Hugh J. // Labor Law Journal;Mar95, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p131
As the United States approaches the 21st century, the debate on the efficacy of race-based remedies for past employment discrimination is growing. Despite increasing interest in the moral and ethical underpinnings of affirmative action programs, it is the legal foundation, which concerns many...
- It's the Rationale that Counts: A Reply to Newton. Himma, Kenneth Einar // Journal of Business Ethics;Jun2002 Part 1, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p407
The article defends the paper "Discrimination and Disidentification: The Fair-Start Defense of Affirmative Action," which argues that affirmative actions preferences give white males an unfair start in the job market, a concept labeled the Fair-Start Defense (FSD). The author defends her...
- WHAT'S THE PLACE OF RACE? Shea, Rachel Hartigan // U.S. News & World Report;3/31/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 10, p46
Focuses on the debate over affirmative action programs, and the impact of a case before the U.S. Supreme Court involving the affirmative action policy at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). Comment of the university's general counsel Martin Krislov; Potential impact of the decision in...
- Reverse discrimination: Lawsuits are rare. Brady, Robert L. // Management Review;Oct95, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p6
Reports on the unlikelihood of reverse discrimination lawsuits arising from affirmative action programs in the United States. Study released by the Department of Labor showing that the programs led to only one charge of reverse discrimination; Reasons for the rare reverse discrimination lawsuits.
- 'Color blindness' equals exclusion. Price, Hugh B. // New York Amsterdam News;10/15/98, Vol. 89 Issue 42, p13
Opinion. Focuses on the ballot measure aimed to dismantle affirmative action programs of public agencies in Washington. Claims of opponents on the discrimination of the programs against whites; Results of polls on the measure.
- Cafeteria Plans Help Meet Needs & Control Costs. Wilt, Aric T. // Management Review;Sep90, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p43
Reports on the popularity of cafeteria benefit plans among employers in the United States. Different types of flexible plans; Success of companies that had implemented flexible plans in meeting their corporate objectives. INSET: A MANAGER'S POTPOURRI.
- Whose Straw Man? Beer, William R. // Society;Jan/Feb88, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p70
Presents a response to comments made by John M. Goering on reverse discrimination. Information on Goering's definition of serious affirmative action; Relationship between reverse discrimination and violence; Views on racial attitudes.
- Affirmative Action and African Americans: Rhetoric and Practice. Feagin, Joe R.; Porter, Aaron // Humboldt Journal of Social Relations;1995, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p81
The article examines in some detail the contradictory nature of the U.S. ideologies and practices regarding affirmative action programs, both in terms of who benefits and in terms of the myths often associated with these equal opportunity programs. The portrayal of affirmative action as reverse...