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The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron Lippard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the light of high-profile Supreme Court cases surrounding affirmative action, this book looks at the actors involved in the debate and what they are saying. That is, the book looks at who is ... More


Affirmative Action and Higher Education

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the ever-evolving role of race in politics in the history of the US. How the government handled racial and other discrimination has not always been effective. It was not until ... More


From Affirmative Action to Interrogating Whiteness

Robert Stam and Ella Shohat

in Race in Translation: Culture Wars around the Postcolonial Atlantic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798379
eISBN:
9780814723920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798379.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the relationship between Affirmative Action and whiteness studies, in context of Atlantic Enlightenment. Affirmative action represents concrete remedial measures that have the ... More


“Equality as a Result”?: Affirmative Action and the Stubbornness of Sex Segregation

Allison Elias

in The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The National Association of Working Women (“9to5”), a labor organization for working women, fought for enforcement of affirmative action regulations. The success of the organization’s efforts ... More


Introduction

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The attack on affirmative action has come from a select few individuals with resource. This fight was thought to have culminated with the end of affirmative action signaled by the Fisher v. ... More


A Vision for Racial Congruence: Reflecting on the Underrepresentation of Faculty of Color in the Academy

Alonzo M. Flowers III and Rosa M. Banda

in Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter uses Dr. Kings’ prolific words to discuss affirmative action policies and how the recruitment, tenure, and promotion of faculty of color remain a complex issue within institutions of ... More


Conclusions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to bring the discussion back to the broader ideas of the book: racism and framing by elite actors. This chapter discussed the insidious role of think tanks in enlisting ... More


The Black Cabinet: Economic Civil Rights in the Nixon Administration

Leah M. Wright

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides a positive assessment of Richard Nixon's appeals for minority enterprise as a crucial component of increasing black support for the GOP. As such, it provides a counter to ... More


Juridical Subordination

Roy L. Brooks

in The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the socio-legal race problem; namely juridical subordination. The Supreme Court engages in this form of racial subordination when its rulings freeze or impede racial progress ... More


Affirmative Action and Education in Brazil

Kwame Dixon

in Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062617
eISBN:
9780813055985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062617.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter addresses the polemical debates surrounding the struggle for equality, civil rights, and specifically affirmative action laws in Brazil from the 1930s to the present. This historical ... More


He Looks Like a Big Flag: Rocky and the Origins of Hollywood Colorblind Heroism

Justin Gomer

in White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the articulation of colorblindness as a coherent ideology around the issues of busing and affirmative action in the years between 1974 and 1978. The chapter offers a close reading ... More


Affirmative Action in Health

Shlomi Segall

in Equality and Opportunity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199661817
eISBN:
9780191760877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661817.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter contrasts two approaches to affirmative action in health, a Rawlsian (liberal) approach and the radical approach. The former prioritizes the medical needs of patients whose condition is ... More


Making Sense of Affirmative Action

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190648787
eISBN:
9780190648817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648787.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

What makes affirmative action morally (un)justified? That is this book’s core question. Its main contribution consists in a meticulous scrutiny of the strength of the six main arguments for—i.e., the ... More


Black Education, Affirmative Action, and Citizenship in Salvador da Bahia: The Steve Biko Cultural Institute and the Pré-vestibular para Negros e Carentes Movement

Kwame Dixon

in Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062617
eISBN:
9780813055985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062617.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter builds on chapter 5 by amplifying and framing key debates pertaining to affirmative action in Brazil by focusing on the roles played by the Pré-vestibular para Negros e Carentes (PVNC), ... More


Personal Racial Identity Equality

Tanya Katerí Hernández

in Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479830329
eISBN:
9781479840748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830329.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter will delve into the question of what fundamentally concerns multiracial-identity scholars about the discrimination cases despite the fact that the empirical record does not by and large ... More


Conclusion

Kwame Dixon

in Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062617
eISBN:
9780813055985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062617.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The conclusion summarizes the argument of the book and presents new areas for research. It will be important to pay close attention to the following: the impact of the new affirmative action laws in ... More


The Argumen

J. Harvie Wilkinson

in From Brown to Bakke: The Supreme Court and School Integration: 1945-1978

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025675
eISBN:
9780197559963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025675.003.0018
Subject:
Education, History of Education

At first glance Allan Bakke seemed to be just another ordinary citizen whom landmark litigation was about to cast up from obscurity. The fortuity of other Supreme Court decisions had earlier taken ... More


I Can’t Wear Your Colors: Rocky III and Reagan’s War on Civil Rights

Justin Gomer

in White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Ronald Reagan’s first presidential term, the rise of the War on Drugs, and Rocky III (1982). Reagan took office hopeful that he could ban affirmative action and stop school ... More


Black, White, Mixed or Biracial: Identifying the Children

Chinyere K. Osuji

in Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479878611
eISBN:
9781479855490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878611.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the subset of black-white couples who were parents to examine: expectations of their child's racial classification; how parents categorized their children after birth; and the ... More


Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

David Goldberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For many African Americans, getting a public sector job has historically been one of the few paths to the financial stability of the middle class, and in New York City, few such jobs were as ... More


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