Table of contents for Richard Nixon and the rise of affirmative action : the pursuit of racial equality in an era of limits / Kevin L. Yuill.

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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-.