Collision Course: The Strange Convergence of Affirmative Action and Immigration Policy in America

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Index
Abraham, Spencer, 126, 127
Adarand Constructors v. Pena, 194–95
affirmative action. See also hard affirmative action; soft affirmative action achievements of, 166–68 black vs. immigrant jobs under, 155–60, 195–97 civil rights coalition and, 76–79 debate ensues, 165–66 federal courts and, 79–83 first use of term, 28–29 future of, 194–98 immigrant participation in, 2–7 immigration converges with, 11–12, 92, 129–64, 166 Kennedy-Johnson defined, 28–30 legitimacy of, damaged, 172 minorities other than black Americans protected by, 132–39, 142–43 minority set-asides and, 88–92 Philadelphia Plan and, 67–74 prohibitions against, of 1990s, 1–2 Reagan and, 91 Republicans, immigration and, 172–75 unintended consequences of, 7–8 universities and, 162–63 urban riots and, 30–34 weaknesses of, 168–72
Affirmative Discrimination (Glazer), 132
Afghanistan, 149, 192
Africa, diversity visas, 123
African-Americans (blacks), 5, 9–10 affirmative action and, 132–33, 166–67, 169, 173 civil rights act of 1964 and, 25–26 civil rights remedies for, linked to other groups, 66, 115, 137, 141 defined, 145 education of, 15, 181 EEOC and, 158 employer sanctions and, 120 foreigners vs., in universities, 2, 161–63 Hispanics vs., 85, 108, 159 immigrants displace, 10, 132–33, 155–60, 174, 180 immigration control and, 35, 40, 42, 47, 50, 63, 107–8, 112–13, 128 incomes of, 11, 181 labor unions and, 68–69 liberal coalition and, 189 middle class, 70, 166–67 migration of, from South, 50 minority set-asides and, 90, 139, 147–50, 152–54, 164 multiracial categories and, 192–94, 196, 197 Nixon and, 84 other minorities vs., 3, 76, 141–43, 174 Philadelphia Plan and, 33 policy entrepreneurs, 66 Proposition 227 and, 2 riots of 1960s and, 31–32 segregation and, 15–18, 136 seniority and, 69 Title VI and, 81 voting and, 7, 26
African immigrants, 41, 42
agriculture, 46, 63, 109, 113, 116–18, 122–25, 186. See also Bracero program
Agriculture Department, 74
AIDS, 199

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Collision Course: The Strange Convergence of Affirmative Action and Immigration Policy in America
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Preface and Acknowledgments ix
  • Collision Course xi
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - Civil Rights Reform in the 1960s 13
  • 3 - Immigration Reform in the 1960s 35
  • 4 - Origins and Development of Race-Conscious Affirmative Action 65
  • 5 - The Return of Mass Immigration 93
  • 6 - The Strange Convergence of Affirmative Action and Immigration Policy 131
  • 7 - Conclusion 165
  • Notes 201
  • Index 229
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