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Affirmative action and protective discrimination

L. Killian

Affirmative action and protective discrimination

a comparison of the United States and India, by L. Killian

by L. Killian

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Published by University of London, Institute of Education, Centre for Multicultural Education .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[and], Comparative approaches to multi-culturalism and education in Britain, by M. McLean.
SeriesOccasional paper -- no.3
ContributionsUniversity of London. Institute of Education. Centre for Multicultural Education.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20673301M

Affirmative action is the generic name for a range of policies and programs that haven’t worked, don’t work, and can’t be made to work in the real world – not without creating problems worse than what they were intended to solve. The issue isn’t racism or bigotry. The racist argument – which I just saw again on Niggermania today (as I said you need to know what your enemies believe) – is that due to affirmative action and whatnot (which is a racist White Whale that barely exists anymore anyway), Blacks are held to a lower standard.. Well, they’re Black, so we don’t expect much of them, so we will pass them with lower grades than the Whites, and. 2. Which federal law covers sex or gender discrimination? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of is a federal law that protects individuals from discrimination based upon sex. This law makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate against individuals in hiring, firing, and other terms and conditions of employment, such as promotions, raises, and other job opportunities because of their sex.


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For this reason, I am opposed to. Chapter 94 Court-Ordered Affirmative Action Chapter 95 Consent Decrees and Settlements Chapter 96 Layoffs, Seniority, and Affirmative Action Chapter 97 Attorney's Fees and Costs Chapters [Reserved] PART XXIII - Title VII: Appendices Appendix 1 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of (42 U.S.C.

§ e et seq.) Appendix 2 [Reserved]Price: $The development and execution of action-oriented programs are outlined (41 C.F.R. § (c)) in the narrative to help achieve these specific affirmative action goals.

The internal audit and reporting system (41 C.F.R. § (d)) section of the narrative focuses on measuring the effectiveness of the total AAP.Affirmative action (known as employment equity in Canada, reservation in India and Nepal, and positive action in the UK) is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantaged group who suffer from discrimination within a culture.

Often, these people are disadvantaged for historical reasons, such as oppression or slavery. Historically and internationally, support for affirmative action has.