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Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India a...

wikipedia - 02 Aug 2017
Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India and Nepal, positive discrimination in the UK, and employment equity (in a narrower context) in Canada and South Africa, is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantaged group who suffer or have suffered from discrimination within a culture. Historically and internationally, support for affirmative action has sought to achieve goals such as bridging inequalities in employment and pay, increasing access to education, promot
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JEONGISM | Balancing the Affirmative Action Tightrope

Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun - 23 Aug 2017
Although I could do without the nuclear warfare, the role of Asian Americans in the affirmative action discussion is an issue that hits pretty close to home. I grew up in a largely Asian neighborhood in Northern California, where academic excellence ...
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Colleges need affirmative action – but it can be expanded

San Francisco Chronicle - 22 Aug 2017
“Race-based affirmative action” is a misnomer often used to describe some college admissions policies. “Race-based” implies that an admissions decision is made solely because of or based upon an applicant's race or ethnicity, which could not be farther ...
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Affirmative Action Policies Evolve, Achieving Their Own Diversity

New York Times - 07 Aug 2017
But even without federal intervention, a look at affirmative action policies in 2017 shows that they have achieved their own kind of diversity, evolving from the explicitly race-based quotas of decades ago into a range of approaches that occasionally ...
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Lights, camera, affirmative action for film producer from Maine

The Forecaster - 23 Aug 2017
At least that's what the team behind the new film “Band Aid” did: Maine native and producer Natalia Anderson, and director and actress Zoe Lister-Jones hired an entirely female production crew. The film, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival ...
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Who's benefiting from affirmative action? White men.

Washington Post - 11 Aug 2017
Bakke , the court said that colleges could consider race to enhance student diversity but not to compensate for prior discrimination. That's how we arrived at our curious cul-de-sac on affirmative action, which has made it harder for Asian Americans to ...
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Chun: Granular Affirmative Action

The Dartmouth - 18 Aug 2017
Elite universities are places of careful research and meticulous formulation, yet their admissions policies are a far cry from the principles they ought to represent. In the chaotic debate over affirmative action in college admissions, the methodology ...
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Kingdom diversity not the same as affirmative action

OneNewsNow - 21 Aug 2017
A Southern Baptist seminary's initiative to bring more ethnic and gender diversity to its campus may appear to be affirmative action on the surface, but a black Christian leader argues that the school is trying to do a good thing. Southeastern Baptist ...
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Affirmative Action: What It Is and How it Works - 14 Aug 2017
On August 1, The New York Times reported that Donald Trump's administration will be tasking the Justice Department's civil rights division with taking on affirmative action — namely, investigating whether or not the policy is discriminatory. The next ...

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