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As my colleague alia wong notes, that debate is still hamstrung by a number of misconceptions about affirmative action, including the tendency to flatten issues pertaining to asian americans. Affirmative action programs have played a critical role in opening up opportunities for women and minorities to begin to take their rightful place in our society. Introduction affirmative action is one of the most highly contested policies in us higher education affirmative action refers to the ability of colleges and universities to act affirmatively with the goal of increasing racial diversity within their institutions. Implementing affirmative action addresses the issue of affirmative action by stating that introduction to affirmative action 1 origin of the concept. Opponents of affirmative action have succeeded in associating the phrase with unfair advantages for undeserving minorities and women but what was a pressing social issue more than 40 years.
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Affirmative action was designed initially to be a program that would encourage minority students to enroll in advanced education programs it leveled the playing field so that poverty wouldn't have to continue to control the life of a student who wished to do something great because of american. The term affirmative action refers to policies that take race, ethnicity, or sex into consideration in an attempt to promote equal opportunity or increase ethnic or other forms of diversity. Affirmative action was part of the legislation that came out of the civil rights movement of the 1960s it was designed by federal lawmakers to ensure that a certain percentage of african americans (the program was later expanded to include women and other minorities) were represented in business, higher education, and government offices. Weighing the morality of affirmative action this left as the crucial issue our attitude toward the major premise: should it be abandoned, redefined, affirmed with. According to at issue: affirmative action, affirmative action is designed to promote access to opportunities in education, employment, housing, and government contracts among certain designated groups, such as women and minorities (at issue.
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Affirmative action: twenty-five years of controversy by claire andre, manuel velasquez, and tim mazur white house counsel c borden gray created a furor last november when, on the eve of the president's signing a major civil rights bill designed to fight the evils of discrimination, he circulated a directive to end the use of racial preferences and quotas in federal government hiring.