Nonfiction Books Affirmative Action (18)

Affirmative Action (18)

Affirmative Action (18)
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Item No. RR11465
ISBN-13 978-1-5383-8014-7
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction Social Studies History Civil Rights Affirmative Action
# of Pages 48
Size 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"
Author Meyer, Susan
Reading Interest 5,6,7,8,9,10
Series Spotlight On the Civil Rights Movement
Publisher Rosen: Rosen Young Adult
Date Published 2018
Dewey Decimal 331.13/30973--dc23
Guided Reading Level W
 
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Affirmative action includes policies and laws meant to give equal footing to minorities after historic discrimination and oppression. Learn about the history of affirmative action from just after the Civil War through important milestones of the civil rights movement and on to today. Enhanced with accessible text and historical photographs, this guide explains affirmative action through its background, key players, and Supreme Court decisions. The debate about affirmative action is covered in a thoughtful, well-rounded, and timely manner since it remains a controversial issue.