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The Minority Rights Revolution

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674016187

Publication Date: 09/15/2004


496 pages

5-11/16 x 8-7/8 inches

7 tables

Belknap Press


  • 1. Introduction: How War and the Black Civil Rights Movement Changed America
  • 2. “This Is War and This Is a War Measure”: Racial Equality Becomes National Security
  • 3. National Security and Equal Rights: Limits and Qualifications
  • 4. “We Were Advancing the Really Revolutionary View of Discrimination”: Designating Official Minorities for Affirmative Action in Employment
  • 5. “In View of the Existence of the Other Significant Minorities”: The Expansion of Affirmative Action for Minority Capitalists
  • 6. “Race Is a Very Relevant Personal Characteristic”: Affirmative Admissions, Diversity, and the Supreme Court
  • 7. “Learn, Amigo, Learn!”: Bilingual Education and Language Rights in the Schools
  • 8. “I Agree with You about the Inherent Absurdity”: Title IX and Women’s Equality in Education
  • 9. White Males and the Limits of the Minority Rights Revolution: The Disabled, White Ethnics, and Gays
  • 10. Conclusion: The Rare American Epiphany
  • Notes
  • Index

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