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Author Katznelson, Ira.

Title When affirmative action was white : an untold history of racial inequality in twentieth-century America / Ira Katznelson.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, c2005.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  E185.61 .K354 2005    Available  ---
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 238 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Doctor of laws -- Welfare in black and white -- Rules for work -- Divisions in war -- White veterans only -- Johnson's ambitions, Powell's principles : thoughts on renewing affirmative action.
Summary "A work that exposes the twisted origins of affirmative action"--Provided by publisher.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Affirmative action programs -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Race discrimination -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 -- Political and social views.
Whites -- Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
ISBN 0393052133 (hardcover)
9780393052138 (hardcover)