The Pursuit of Fairness: A History of Affirmative Action

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Index
Abram, Morris, 167, 177, 183
Abzug, Bella, 132
Adarand Constructors v. Pena,233, 241, 244, 246, 251, 266, 270, 271, 272, 276
“affirmative access, ” 263, 266
affirmative action: early appearance of, 15; first congressional vote, 124; genesis of, 46–48; origins of term, 60–61
Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 141
Agriculture Department, 83
Albright, Madeleine, 222
Alexander, Clifford, Jr., 93, 120
Alexander, Lamar, 234
American Bar Association, 154
American Civil Liberties Union, 130, 199, 204
American Jewish Committee, 94, 143
Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), 212, 227
Americans with Disabilities Act (1991), 213
Anderson, Marian, 16
“angry white men, ” 228–30, 232, 233, 234, 243
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 156
Ashcroft, John, 264
Asian Americans: cabinet appointments, 263; higher education, 150, 151, 152, 229, 237, 248, 249, 259–60, 268, 269; interracial marriages, 264; Order No. 4, 125; Proposition 209, 257; set-asides programs, 236, 237, 238, 240
Atwater, Lee, 198, 199
Bailey, Robert, 36
Bakke case, 150–55, 157, 196–97, 233, 254, 271, 275, 283
Bales v. General Motors,150
Bell, Eleanor Holmes, 169
Bell, Griffin, 148, 155
Bennet, William, 207
Bennett, Lerone, Jr., 24, 58, 85
Bennett, William, 233
Bentsen, Lloyd, 198, 222
Berry, Mary Francis, 177
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 16, 17
Bilbo, Theodore, 29, 34, 35–36
Birmingham, Alabama, 69–70
black power, 98, 107, 111
Blackmun, Harry, 114, 154, 195, 204, 240, 283
Bloody Sunday, 84
B'nai B'rith Anti-Defamation League, 153, 165
Bob Jones University, 174, 175, 186
Bok, Derek, 278, 279, 280
Bolick, Clint, 225, 243, 255
Bollinger, Lee C., x, 269
Bork, Robert, 194, 196–97
Bowen, William, 278, 279, 280
Bratton et all v. City of Detroit,179–80
Brennan, Peter J., 138, 140
Brennan, William, 156, 191–92, 195, 207
Breyer, Stephen, 240
Brock, William, 188
Brooke, Edward, 91
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, 17, 19
Brown, Henry, 4
Brown, Jesse, 222
Brown, Ron, 222
Brown, William H., III, 136
Brown, Willie, 245, 250
Brown v. Board of Education,51–53
Browner, Carol, 222
Buchanan, Patrick, 213–14, 218, 245
Bunzel, John, 177
Burger, Warren, 113, 128–29, 154, 157, 193
Bush, George H. W., 183, 198–200, 205–9, 209–15, 217, 218, 238
Bush, George W., 232, 259, 262–64, 266, 272
Bush, Jeb, 238, 261–62
Califano, Joseph, Jr., 147, 148, 282–83
Canady, Charles, 232, 251, 255, 257
Cannon, Lou, 163, 175
capital punishment, 218
Carlson, Margaret, 228
Carmichael, Stokely, 111
Carson, Johnny, 198
Carswell, G. Harold, 114
Carter, Jimmy, 146–48, 154, 157–58, 163, 164–65, 168–69, 174, 185–86, 236
Carver, George Washington, 98
Casellas, Gilbert, 225–26
Castillo, Raul, 172
Cavasos, Lauren, 200
census (2000), 264, 265
Center for Individual Rights, 268
Chao, Elaine, 263
Chavez, Cesar, 112

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  • Title Page *
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  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • The Pursuit of Fairness xv
  • One - Genesis of Affirmative Action 1
  • Two - Civil Rights Struggle and the Rise of Affirmative Action 49
  • Three - Zenith of Affirmative Action 111
  • Four - Backlash 161
  • Five - Demise of Affirmative Action in the Age of Diversity 217
  • Conclusions - The Pursuit of Fairness 275
  • Source 285
  • Notes 287
  • Select Bibliography 304
  • Index 313
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