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The Resource The Fifth Freedom : Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972

The Fifth Freedom : Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972

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The Fifth Freedom : Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972
Title
The Fifth Freedom
Title remainder
Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Where did affirmative action in employment come from? The conventional wisdom is that it was instituted during the Johnson and Nixon years through the backroom machinations of federal bureaucrats and judges. The Fifth Freedom presents a new perspective, tracing the roots of the policy to partisan conflicts over fair employment practices (FEP) legislation from the 1940s to the 1970s. Drawing on untapped sources, Anthony Chen chronicles the ironic, forgotten role played by American conservatives in the development of affirmative action. Decades before affirmative action began making headlines, m
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Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chen, Anthony S.
Dewey number
344.7301133
Index
no index present
LC call number
HF5549.5.A34
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Studies in American Politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Affirmative action programs
  • Discrimination in employment
  • African Americans
  • LAW
  • Affirmative action programs
  • African Americans
  • Discrimination in employment
  • United States
Label
The Fifth Freedom : Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. On the Origins of Affirmative Action: Puzzles and Perspectives; 2. The Strange Career of Fair Employment Practices in National Politics and Policy, 1941-1960; 3. Experimenting with Civil Rights: The Politics of Ives-Quinn in New York State, 1941-1945; 4. Laboratories of Democracy? The Unsteady March of Fair Employment in the States, 1945-1964; 5. I Have a Dream Deferred: The Fall of Fair Employmentand the Rise of Affirmative Action; 6. Conclusions and Implications; Appendix
Control code
700686861
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (424 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691139531
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt49f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700686861
Label
The Fifth Freedom : Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. On the Origins of Affirmative Action: Puzzles and Perspectives; 2. The Strange Career of Fair Employment Practices in National Politics and Policy, 1941-1960; 3. Experimenting with Civil Rights: The Politics of Ives-Quinn in New York State, 1941-1945; 4. Laboratories of Democracy? The Unsteady March of Fair Employment in the States, 1945-1964; 5. I Have a Dream Deferred: The Fall of Fair Employmentand the Rise of Affirmative Action; 6. Conclusions and Implications; Appendix
Control code
700686861
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (424 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691139531
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt49f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700686861

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