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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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I Support Affirmative Action, Even Though It May Hurt Me

Merion West - 22 May 2018
It is for this reason that I find it difficult, on a general level, to oppose affirmative action, a policy that serves such a valuable purpose. As an Indian-American, I acknowledge that this may result in demographics other than my own being given a ...
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Student Wants to 'End Affirmative Action for Women'

Inside Higher Ed - 21 May 2018
The U.S. Education Department is investigating whether Yale University discriminates against men, stemming from an unusual complaint from a doctoral student completely unaffiliated with institution. The Office for Civil Rights' investigation into ...
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College Admissions and the Class of 2022

New York Times - 10 May 2018
The Times reported last summer that the Justice Department was preparing to investigate affirmative action in college admissions, and the Trump administration then confirmed that it was investigating one complaint, which turned out to be the complaint ...
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Sizing up the measurable good of affirmative action

Phys.Org - 25 Apr 2018
Want to start an argument at your next dinner party? Utter the words "affirmative action," and then bear down on your salad. The issue is particularly divisive because many people regard it as zero-sum: If your kid gets into that exalted university ...
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Anwar Reassures Malays Who Fear Losing Racial Advantage

Bloomberg - 21 May 2018
When pressed on whether he would repeal the affirmative-action rules once he becomes premier, Anwar said he would “honor the guarantees” for ethnic Malays as set out in the constitution. He added that other races would also receive state support based ...
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The Complexities Of Affirmative Action

Hartford Courant - 27 Apr 2018
First, when affirmative action originated in the 1970s, it was supported by both conservatives like President Richard Nixon and liberals to redress the historical discrimination against minorities and women that led to the professoriate and other ...
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EOA Director Interviews Set

Western Illinois University News - 22 May 2018
Chocoletta Simpson, Title IX and Affirmative Action coordinator at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, AR, will be on the Macomb campus May 29, and an open session will be held from 3-3:50 p.m. in the University Union Capitol Rooms. An open session ...
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Art Harun calls for periodic review of affirmative action

Free Malaysia Today - 22 May 2018
PETALING JAYA: An activist lawyer has urged the government to review the country's affirmative action policies every few years, saying it would then be honouring what he called the “dynamism” of Article 153 of the Federal Constitution. Speaking to FMT ...
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Do Pro-Women Groups on Campus Discriminate Against Men?

Wall Street Journal - 23 May 2018
The complaints tap into a concern among a faction of white men nationwide that they are being left behind by affirmative action and other programs aimed at helping minorities and women. Former male employees at Google sued the tech company in January ...
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Washington re-elected affirmative action chair

Fort Dodge Messenger - 04 May 2018
“I feel it shows the district is happy with the direction affirmative action is going. “It's also great to meet and see so many people of all walks of life — veterans, disabled, Latinos, Asian, Pacific Islanders, African American, LGBTQ, women, any ...
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The Ely Echo - 22 May 2018
Minnesota Statutes Section 473.144 and Minnesota Rules, Part 5000.3520 shall be based on its implementation of the Equal Opportunity Clause, specific affirmative action obligations required by the specifications set forth in 41 CFR 60-4.3 (a) and ...

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