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past and future of affirmative action

a guide and analysis for human resource professionals and corporate counsel

by Ronald Turner

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Published by Quorum Books in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Affirmative action programs -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-165) and index.

      StatementRonald Turner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.A34 T87 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 169 p. ;
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1856435M
      ISBN 100899305113
      LC Control Number90008393

        “I think class- and wealth-based affirmative action is the future,” said Dalton Conley, a professor of sociology, medicine and public policy at New York University.


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