(Book - 2008)

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Title: Discrimination
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008
Characteristics: 247 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Jacqueline Langwith, book editor
Notes: STO
Contents: Does discrimination exist in the United States? Middle-class blacks are discriminated against in the United States / Ishmael Reed
Middle-class blacks are not discriminated against in the United States / John McWhorter
The wage gap for women / Debra Katz and Justine F. Andronici
Wage discrimination against women does not exist / April Kelly-Woessner
Opposing same-sex marriage discriminates against gays / Julian Bond
Opposing same-sex marriage does not discriminate against gays / Timothy J. Dailey. How does discrimination impact American society? Racial profiling against Muslims to prevent terrorism is ineffective and discriminatory / Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund
Racial profiling of Muslims is justified to prevent terrorism / Michelle Malkin
Discrimination leads to healthcare disparities / Institute of Medicine
Discrimination is not the cause of healthcare disparities / Jonathan Klick and Sally Satel
Religiously motivated discrimination in health care is wrong / Natalie Hope McDonald
Medical professionals should be free to practice religiously motivated discrimination / Nedd Kareiva. Is affirmative action an effective remedy for discrimination? Affirmative-action programs are necessary / Gary Orfield
Affirmative-action programs are unnecessary and discriminatory / Ward Connerly
Race-based affirmative action hurts African Americans / Richard H. Sander
Race-based affirmative action has helped African Americans / David L. Chambers ... [et al.]
Asian Americans support affirmative action / Richard Kim
Affirmative-action programs discriminate against Asians / Larry Elder. What impact does the government have on discrimination in the U.S.? Anti-discrimination laws aren't perfect, but they work? / Richard Thompson Ford
Anti-discrimination laws are limited / Stephanie M. Wildman
It is discriminatory for the government to consider race / Edward J. Erler
The government should consider race in order to achieve integration / Ruth Marcus
Government cannot fix the inequalities caused by discrimination against blacks / Amy L. Wax
Sentencing guidelines such as mandatory minimum sentences are discriminatory / John Lewis and Robert Wilkins
Sentencing guidelines are fair and have decreased crime / Alberto Gonzalez
Title IX is a success and should not be blamed for hurting men's sports / Jo Young Switzer
Title IX hurts men's sports / Sara Foley
Additional Contributors: Langwith, Jacqueline
ISBN: 0737737409
Branch Call Number: 305.8 D611L 2008
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Affirmative action programs United States Discrimination United States
Topical Term: Affirmative action programs
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