4 edition of The Political economy of ethnic discrimination and affirmative action found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -231) and index.
|Statement||edited by Michael L. Wyzan ; foreword by Barry R. Chiswick.|
|Contributions||Wyzan, Michael Louis.|
|LC Classifications||HD4903 .P65 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxviii, 247 p. :|
|Number of Pages||247|
|LC Control Number||90031364|
Affirmative action programs also must be narrowly tailored to remedy that discrimination, which may restrict the scope of beneficiary groups and benefits, but litigation to enforce those judicial principles is often lengthy and costly to undertake. Some opponents of affirmative action argue that it is a form of reverse discrimination, that any effort to cure discrimination through affirmative action is wrong because it, in turn, is another form of discrimination. Some critics claim that court cases such as Fisher v.
Backers of affirmative action argued that blacks and other victims of past discrimination were so far behind in the economic race that without preferential treatment, equal opportunity would never be more than a high-sounding phrase. Thus race-conscious policies emerged with a vengeance. THE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PUZZLE A Living History From Reconstruction to Today By Melvin I. Urofsky. For two and a half centuries America enslaved its black population, whose labor was a .
Affirmative action policies are widely used to tackle the underrepresentation of certain groups. However, the efficiency of these policies is fiercely debated. This column uses novel data from India to explore how affirmative action quotas affect everyday discrimination. Local political council quotas for marginalised castes are found to reduce caste-based discrimination by. Discrimination carried out systematically by institutions (political, economic, educational, and others) that affect all members of a group who come into contact with it (page ) internal colonialism.
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Turning to an examination of ethnic discrimination under communism, the contributors analyze the problems faced by gypsies in Eastern Europe, the politics of ethnicity and affirmative action in the Soviet Union, and labor market discrimination and ethnic tension in by: 8.
The Political economy of ethnic discrimination and affirmative action: a comparative perspective. [Michael Louis Wyzan;] this collection of nine essays considers ethnic discrimination and affirmative action in developing industrial and socialist countries (Israel. The Political Economy of Ethnic Discrimination and Affirmative Action A Comparative Perspective by Michael L.
Wyzan. Published Octo by Praeger Publishers. Written in EnglishPages: The political economy theory of discrimination is more complex than the neoclassical alternatives, but it is no less coherent or cogent.
Racial and ethnic discrimination is a significant risk. Mandate “affirmative action” programs, “goals” or quotas in hiring and promotion, enforce these with a federal bureaucracy and the courts, and everything will be fair and equal.
A closer examination will show, however, that racial discrimination, far from being caused by capitalism, is in fact the result of governmental interferences with capitalism.
Discrimination and affirmative action Horizontal inequalities or inequalities that coincide with identity-based cleavages and ethnic polarization put developing countries at risk of economic and political instability.
Affirmative action denotes to the policies and laws that attempt to redress a situation of discrimination and promote equal opportunity. Affirmative action is also related to positive discrimination, which entails means to compensate or counter the effects of prejudices in terms of.
presupposition of affirmative action: that in the absence of discrimi- nation the various minorities—racial, sexual, ethnic—would have achieved earnings levels Cited by: In Europe and elsewhere, it has long been thought that affirmative action was unnecessary because people from different social classes enjoyed equal rights, particularly with respect to.
The Razak NEP regime, through the NEP, was therefore committed to increased ethnic affirmative action, or positive discrimination policies, on behalf of the ethnic Malays in particular and bumiputera (indigenous Malaysians) in general.
Although equal employment opportunity laws are often at the center of political debate, it has been difficult for students, teachers, and concerned citizens to learn about the controversy over EEO.
Contributions to our understanding are scattered, this collection of writings is a broad interdisciplinary introduction to the struggle for EEO and its consequences. About this Item: Taylor & Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, Hardback.
Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Arguably, two of the most important national experiences with policies of positive discrimination in favor of historically disadvantaged ethnic or caste minority groups are the cases of 'Affirmative Action' in the United States and 'Reservation Policies' in India.
For more than 40 years, the New Economic Policy and its successor programs have shaped Malaysia's socioeconomic development and the allocation of political power.
The original policy sought to eradicate poverty and achieve economic parity among the country's various ethnic communities. However, it was based on an apparent paradox - the use of ethnic preference to promote national unity. Affirmative Action in the United States and India: A Comparative Perspective (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy Book 56) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition by Thomas E.
Weisskopf (Author) › Visit Amazon's Thomas E. Weisskopf Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Manufacturer: Routledge. `The Politics of Affirmative Action: 'Women', Equality and Category Politics is a comprehensive study and clearly compares different applications of categories and political practices.
Bacchi offers a useful study of historical contingencies and in this rich material she highlights the complexities very well' - Australian Journal of Political. The specific intent of affirmative action, given its origins, was to bring the prestige and power of government to bear on economic and educational institutions, requiring them to put into effect carefully conceived plans to admit qualified persons who traditionally had been excluded from participating in them—women, ethnic and racial persons.
Social justice and affirmative action Article in Ethnic and Racial Studies 39(3) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Ralph Premdas. The economics of discrimination: Part 1 by Glen G. Cain Glen G. Cain, a research associate of the Institute and a member of the Economics Department of the University of Wisconsin, is preparing a book on work in the United States and a survey paper on economic discrimination.
In this first. Affirmative Action is one of the most controversial issues of our times. Proponents on both sides of the issue claim clear-cut evidence for the rightness of their arguments, yet evidence is hazy at best. This new guide to the literature presents hundreds descriptions of books, reports and articles dealing with all aspects of affirmative action including: race relations; economic aspects.
Affirmative action supporters are the real racists since they would have employers, university admissions officers, and others in power be “race-conscious” instead of “race-blind.” Say the critics, affirmative action is an affront to the American principles and practices of fairness and meritocracy.
Introduction “The most horrible and systematic human massacre we have had occasion to witness since the extermination of the Jews by the Nazis” — Bertrand Russel,as quoted in A People Betrayed: The Role of the West in Rwanda’s Genocide, in response to bloodshed following the Rwandan revolution A heavily populated territory that is comprised of million people, the Republic.Affirmative Action The principle of affirmative action Affirmative action (hereforth referred to as “AA is defined as “a set of practices undertaken by employers, university admission offices, and government agencies to go beyond nondiscrimination, with the goal of actively improving the economic status of minorities and women with regard to employment, education and business ownership and.“affirmative action” is used in Australia and Canada, other countries have used a variety of other phrases, such as “positive discrimination” (India), “sons of the soil” preferences (Indonesia, Malaysia), “standardization” (Sri Lanka), or “reflecting the federal character” of the country (Nigeria).File Size: KB.