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Protesting Affirmative Action (E–pub)

Protesting Affirmative Action

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Elworkers New York asbestos handlers St Louis iremen Detroit policemen City University of New York academics and admissions counselors at the University of Washington Law School Through their experiences Deslippe examines the diverse reactions to affirmative action concluding that workers had legitimate grievances against its hiring and promotion practices In studying this phenomenon Deslippe deepens our understanding of American democracy
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