Legal aspects of affirmative action admissions programs in higher education

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Robie W. McClellan (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Joseph E. Bryson

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate and analyze the issues which confront officials in institutions of higher education as they strive to administer affirmative action admissions programs. This study will provide administrators with comprehensive data which will affect the legal and educational issues involved in selecting students for programs of study. The legal and moral foundations of affirmative action are analyzed in this study, and the salient points of the arguments for and against preferential admissions and preferential hiring programs are enumerated and discussed. Documentation which supports the factual base of the study is gleaned from a variety of source material. The sources include books, court cases, laws, letters from officers of the Federal courts, personal interviews, professional journals, and ERIC reports. The American Digest System, American Law Reports Annotated, The National Reporter System, and other legal bibliographical aids were consulted in locating case citations.

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Language: English
Date: 1979
Affirmative action programs $x Law and legislation $z United States
Universities and colleges $x Admission $x Law and legislation $z United States

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