Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION: "AN ALMOST HOPELESS HOLDING ACTION" SECTION 1: FROM MYRDAL TO THE KERNER COMMISSION: THE RISE AND FALL OF BARRIERS TO AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN THE POSTWAR PERIOD Chapter 1: The Postwar Intellectual Milieu and the Taboo Against Affirmative Action Chapter 2: Letting Sleeping Dogs Lie: Policymaking and Affirmative Action Before Nixon Chapter 3: The Liberal Crisis 1965-1969 Chapter 4: Legitimation Crisis Chapter 5: Affirmative Action: The Conservative Option SECTION 2: RICHARD NIXON - LIBERAL ANTI-HERO Chapter 6: The Genius of Deflation Chapter 7: The Philadelphia Plan Chapter 8: Revenue Sharing and Other Affirmative Actions SECTION 3: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND THE NEW LIBERALISM Chapter 9: Affirmative Action in an Age of Limits Chapter 10: Nixon: The Father of Identity Politics CONCLUSION
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Civil rights -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Affirmative action programs -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-.