Affirmative Action Essay by The Research Group

Affirmative Action
This paper looks at the concept of affirmative action.
# 74224 | 1,125 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2004 | US

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In this paper, the writer examines affirmative action. In this look at affirmative action, the writer confirms that if racial equality is to be achieved in the United States, some form of affirmative action plan must remain in effect. The writer claims that this has been proven in California and Texas, where the abandonment of affirmative action in higher education has resulted in smaller minority student populations at top-tier institutions.

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"The debate over affirmative action is unique in that it turns upon a philosophical paradox. The goal of affirmative action is after all ultimately to make itself unnecessary. In this affirmative action attempts to level the playing field at early stages in primary education, in social welfare programs etc. so that subsequent affirmative action at later stages in the work force at graduate schools etc. is unnecessary. Further affirmative action aims to bring about its own demise in other ways even at the earliest ... "

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