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Negative Action Versus Affirmative Action: Asian Pacific Americans are Still Caught in the Crossfire

@article{Kidder2006NegativeAV,
  title={Negative Action Versus Affirmative Action: Asian Pacific Americans are Still Caught in the Crossfire},
  author={William Kidder},
  journal={Michigan Journal of Race \& Law},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={605-624}
}
[E]liminating affirmative action would reduce acceptance rates for African American and Hispanic applicants by as much as one-half to two-thirds and have an equivalent impact on the proportion of underrepresented minority students in the admitted class. White applicants would benefit very little by removing racial and ethnic preferences; the White acceptance rate would increase by roughly 0.5 percentage points. Asian applicants would gain the most. They would occupy four out of every five seats… 

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