Understanding the backlash against race based affirmative action jessica baron university of colorado boulder this study examines the current backlash against affirmative action policy in higher education in the courts and posits through a critical race theory framework why whites often describe the policy as being unfair. Isbn 159033065x 9781590330654 oclc number 48014734 description xix 205 pages illustrations 27 cm contents historical evolution of the backlash against affirmative action the pendulum swings to the left the pendulum swings to the right backlash in the first reconstruction policies the pendulum swings to the left the pendulum swings to the right backlash against brown v . Following dr pearsons presentation workshop participants again broke up into four groups to discuss the issues of affirmative action backlash lawsuits globalization and mentoring experts in each subject area introduced the topic and participated in the discussions each attendee . A major contribution to our sociological understanding of the backlash against affirmative action i know of no other book that examines the issue from so many perspectives pierce provides a unique look at the cultural cues that led some white male lawyers to resist affirmative action in the workplace. Among scholars in sociology and history the backlash against affirmative action has been blamed on white working class americans what has received far less attention is the individual and collective institutional roles played by the white middle and upper middle class in backlash politics
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