The Assault on Diversity: An Organized Challenge to Racial and Gender Justice

The Assault on Diversity: An Organized Challenge to Racial and Gender Justice

By: Lee Cokorinos (author)Paperback

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The Assault on Diversityis an essential handbook on the complex network of conservative foundations, think tanks, legal advocacy groups, and coordinating structures working to undermine the historic gains of the civil rights movement. It contains detailed profiles of the key organizations and leaders of this movement, and an assessment of how the coming to power of the George W. Bush administration has affected their prospects.

About Author

Lee Cokorinos, research director at the Institute for Democracy Studies in New York, has been conducting research on political movements in the United States and Africa for over two decades.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Foreword Chapter 3 The New Threat to Diversity Chapter 4 The Historical Background of the Battle Against Affirmative Action Chapter 5 The Political Battle: Ballot Initiatives, Media Outreach, and Legislative Action Chapter 6 The Legal Battle: Strategic Litigation and Networking Chapter 7 The Assault on Diversity and the Coming to Power of the George W. Bush Administration

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742524767
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780742524767
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 0742524760

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