Debating affirmative action: race, gender, ethnicity, and the politics of inclusion
Written by some of our most influential social and political commentators, these essays span the ideological spectrum and examine how affirmative action is understood and how it is implemented. Like the successful Debating PC, this rich anthology tackles one of today's most controversial issues.
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