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Title Discrimination / Jacqueline Langwith, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.8 D631 2008    ---  Available
 FSCC Reference  R 016 OPP 2007    ---  Available
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Description 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Does discrimination exist in the United States? -- Middle-class blacks are discriminated against in the United States / Ishmael Reed -- Middle-class blacks are not discriminated against in the United States / John McWhorter -- The wage gap for women / Debra Katz and Justine F. Andronici -- Wage discrimination against women does not exist / April Kelly-Woessner -- Opposing same-sex marriage discriminates against gays / Julian Bond -- Opposing same-sex marriage does not discriminate against gays / Timothy J. Dailey -- Chapter 2. How does discrimination impact American society? -- Racial profiling against Muslims to prevent terrorism is ineffective and discriminatory / Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund -- Racial profiling of Muslims is justified to prevent terrorism / Michelle Malkin -- Discrimination leads to healthcare disparities / Institute of Medicine -- Discrimination is not the cause of healthcare disparities / Jonathan Klick and Sally Satel -- Religiously motivated discrimination in health care is wrong / Natalie Hope McDonald -- Medical professionals should be free to practice religiously motivated discrimination / Nedd Kareiva -- Chapter 3. Is affirmative action an effective remedy for discrimination? -- Affirmative-action programs are necessary / Gary Orfield -- Affirmative-action programs are unnecessary and discriminatory / Ward Connerly -- Race-based affirmative action hurts African Americans / Richard H. Sander -- Race-based affirmative action has helped African Americans / David L. Chambers [and others] -- Asian Americans support affirmative action / Richard Kim -- Affirmative-action programs discriminate against Asians / Larry Elder -- Chapter 4. What impact does the government have on discrimination in the U.S.? -- Anti-discrimination laws aren't perfect, but they work / Richard Thompson Ford -- Anti-discrimination laws are limited / Stephanie M. Wildman -- It is discriminatory for the government to consider race / Edward J. Erler -- The government should consider race in order to achieve integration / Ruth Marcus -- Government cannot fix the inequalities caused by discrimination against blacks / Amy L. Wax -- Sentencing guidelines such as mandatory minimum sentences are discriminatory / John Lewis and Robert Wilkins -- Sentencing guidelines are fair and have decreased crime / Alberto Gonzalez -- Title IX is a success and should not be blamed for hurting men's sports / Jo Young Switzer -- Title IX hurts men's sports / Sara Foley.
Summary Examines whether discrimination based on gender, race, sexual orientation, and religion exists in the United States, how these prejudices impact American society, the effectiveness of affirmative action, and the impact of the U.S. government on the issue.
Subject Discrimination -- United States.
Affirmative action programs -- United States.
Minorities -- United States.
Affirmative action programs. (OCoLC)fst00798899
Discrimination. (OCoLC)fst00894985
Minorities. (OCoLC)fst01023088
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Langwith, Jacqueline.
ISBN 9780737737400 (pbk.)
0737737409 (pbk.)

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