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Affirmative action in a sectarian society

fair employment policy in Northern Ireland

by Edwards, John

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Brookfield, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Affirmative action programs -- Northern Ireland.,
    • Discrimination in employment -- Northern Ireland.,
    • Catholics -- Employment -- Northern Ireland.,
    • Manpower policy -- Northern Ireland.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-125) and index.

      StatementJohn Edwards.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.A34 E377 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 128 p. ;
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL824252M
      ISBN 101859722008
      LC Control Number95080348
      OCLC/WorldCa34116487

      2 days ago  Affirmative action is a contentious issue across the globe, hotly debated in countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Nigeria and Brazil, as well as in the United States. While the direct.   But get affirmative action supporters away from a courtroom, and they'll probably admit they're interested in righting past wrongs by giving minority students a helping hand in .

        If affirmative action is reinstated by California’s voters, and UC admissions are granted in amounts perfectly proportional to the racial composition of California’s college-age students, the following would happen: Asian enrollment would drop from 34 percent to 13 percent. Black enrollment would increase from 5 percent to 6 percent. This article examines the development of affirmative action and equality policies targeted at the two main ethno-national communities in Northern Ireland, as an example of ‘contextualised equality’.

        There are also different kinds of affirmative action programs, such as what is referred to as a “soft” approach, like for example, doing outreach in order to receive more applications from people of color and other groups, or to make the selection process less biased in order to ensure that students of color aren’t being discriminated against, according to Randall Kennedy’s book, For.   While the push for diverse representation in society is important, it has no place in the legislation of affirmative action. Besides not addressing the actual issues—discrimination and.


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