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Speech & Term Paper Topics: Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action and Diversity Page
The aim of this site is to present diverse opinions regarding affirmative action. It contains the full text of legal, theoretical, and administrative documents, newspaper and journal articles, background documents on economical, cultural and ideological viewpoints, and pending court cases.
Affirmative Action Can't Be Mended
Article in the Cato Journal by Walter E. Williams.
American Association for Affirmative Action
"The American Association for Affirmative Action is the association of professionals managing affirmative action, equal opportunity, diversity and other human resource programs. (...) We promote understanding and advocacy of affirmative action to enhance access and equality in employment, economic and educational opportunities."
Hopwood v. University of Texas School of Law was the first successful legal challenge to racial preferences in student admissions.
UnderstandingPrejudice.org: Ten Myths about Affirmative Action
This essay first appeared in the Journal of Social Issues under the title "The Affirmative Action Debate: What's Fair in Policy and Programs?"
Paul Connors, editor. (2009). Affirmative action. Detroit : Greenhaven Press.
Location: Stacks - HF5549.5 .A34 A4212 2009
Rubio, P. F. (2001). A history of affirmative action, 1619-2000. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.
Location: Stacks - HF5549.5.A34 R83 2001
Eisaguirre, L. (1999). Affirmative action: a reference handbook. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.
Location: Stacks - HF5549.5.A34 E39 1999