Debating Affirmative Action : Conceptual, Contextual, and Comparative Perspectives, Paperback / softback Book

Debating Affirmative Action : Conceptual, Contextual, and Comparative Perspectives Paperback / softback

Edited by Aileen McHarg, Donald Nicolson

Part of the Journal of Law and Society Special Issues series

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This collection examines the case for affirmative action in the UK in relation to employment, higher education, the legal profession, the judiciary, political representation and minority language rights. * Draws on experience of affirmative action in the United States, Canada and Germany. * Contributions highlight the importance of how affirmative action is conceptualised and of context in evaluating the case for affirmative action. * Emphasises the need for pragmatic judgments about the likely effectiveness and costs of affirmative action policies.

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