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When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality
In this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review) Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of twentieth-century American history and demonstrates that all the key programsExpand
Assisted Suicide: The Liberal, Humanist Case Against Legalization
Kevin Yuill goes straight to the heart of a difficult issue. Critical of both sides of the discussion, this book presents an up-to-date analysis of the direction discussion is taking, showing thatExpand
The unfreedom of assisted suicide: How the right to die undermines autonomy
Summary Objectives My objective in the following article is to explicate the libertarian case against legalizing assisted suicide/dying. News There is a broad discussion throughout many countries inExpand
Defining the Terms
Such is the cultural divide on the issue that neither side will even agree on the terms used. In fact, the words themselves have become a key battleground for the two sides of the debate. The way theExpand
AB ST RA C T. Lyndon B. Johnson fails to mention the 1966 White House Conference on Civil Rights in his autobiography and the conference has been equally ignored by historians. Yet this conference,Expand
Richard Nixon and the Rise of Affirmative Action: The Pursuit of Racial Equality in an Era of Limits
Introduction: "An Almost Hopeless Holding Action" Part I: From Myrdal to the Kerner Commission: The Rise and Fall of Barriers to Affirmative Action in the Postwar Period Chapter 1: The PostwarExpand
Another Take on the Nixon Presidency: The First Therapeutic President?
Richard Nixon angrily denounced therapists both in public and in private. In 1966, he said to a writer: “People go through that psychological bit nowadays. . . . Th at sort of juvenile self-analysisExpand
An unlikely hero: the origins of affirmative action during the Nixon administration
The dissertation builds upon the question of why Nixon, a Republican, implemented the first affirmative action programs. It is divided into three parts. The first charts the liberal approach to raceExpand
‘Nordic victory is seen in dramatic restrictions’ announced the Los Angeles Times on 13 April 1924 noting the signing into law of the 1924 Immigration, or National Origins, Act by RepublicanExpand
In the Shadow of the 1924 Immigration Act: FDR, Immigration and Race
Franklin Roosevelt often receives accolades for pushing the USA towards a more liberal stance on race and immigration, even if his administration remained aloof from civil rights or immigrationExpand