Writings by sociologists, political scientists, economists, lawyers, and philosophers present opposing views on whether members of racial, religious, or ethnic groups or of a sex against whom discrimination has been practiced should be given preferred treatment with regard to education and jobs.
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House Panel Puts off Decision on Affirmative Action: Cities Face Options on Their Own Programs By Dimas, Jose Nation's Cities Weekly, Vol. 20, No. 45, November 10, 1997
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Former KKK Leader Duke Attacks Affirmative Action Louisiana Lawmakers Seek to Sidetrack Latest Maneuver By Garry Boulard, Monitor The Christian Science Monitor, June 13, 1991
Why Americans Get Riled about Racial Hiring Series: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION ON THE ANVIL By Marshall Ingwerson, writer of The Christian Science Monitor The Christian Science Monitor, March 31, 1995
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