Affirmative Talk, Affirmative Action: A Comparative Study of the Politics of Affirmative Action

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AFFIRMATIVE TALK, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

A Comparative Study of the Politics of Affirmative Action

Augustus J. Jones Jr.

PRAEGER Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • 1 - Introduction: Why Another Affirmative Action Case Study 1
  • 2 - The Communities, Their Civil Rights Records, and Their Affirmative Action Programs 7
  • Notes 21
  • 3 - Effective Versus Ineffective Communications 23
  • Notes 51
  • 4 - Adequate Versus Inadequate Resources 55
  • Notes 83
  • 5 - Committed Versus Uncommitted Leadership 87
  • Notes 121
  • 6 - Favorable and Unfavorable Political Conditions 125
  • Notes 138
  • 7 - Organizational Arrangements 141
  • Notes 148
  • 8 - A Kinder, Gentler Nation? Concluding Thoughts, Recommendations, and Implications 149
  • Notes 167
  • Appendices 169
  • Bibliography 175
  • Index 183
  • About the Author 186
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