Racial quotas can there be affirmative action without special preferences? by Mary H. Cooper

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Published by Congressional Quarterly in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Affirmative action programs -- United States.,
  • United States -- Race relations.

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Statementby Mary H. Cooper.
SeriesCQ researcher -- 1991, v. 1, no. 2
ContributionsCongressional Quarterly, Inc.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 277-300 ;
Number of Pages300
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Open LibraryOL14422775M

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