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Title Discrimination / David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
Publication Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
Description 167 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm.
Call # 323.0973 D
Series Teen rights and freedoms
Teen rights and freedoms.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-159) and index.
Contents Discrimination and civil rights: an overview / Steven Yates -- Public schools cannot be segregated based on race: the Supreme Court's decision / Earl Warren -- Brown v. Board of Education did not end discrimination in education / Howard Fuller -- A man recounts the impact of Brown v. Board of Education on his childhood and education: personal narrative / Warren Simmons -- Schools must provide equal educational opportunities to students of all nationalities: the Supreme Court's decision / William O. Douglas -- Bilingual education programs fail to adequately educate students in America / Rosalie Pedalino Porter -- Universities cannot employ racial quota systems to ensure diversity: the Supreme Court's decision / Lewis F. Powell Jr. -- Universities can utilize affirmative action admissions policies to promote diversity: the Supreme Court's decision / Sandra Day O'Connor --
A man who experienced racial discrimination explains why he supports affirmative action: personal narrative / Anjuan Simmons -- Definitions of adulthood should be the same for both men and women: the Supreme Court's decision / Harry Blackmun -- Women should be allowed in combat roles in the US military / Megan H. Mackenzie -- States cannot enact laws denying civil rights protection to homosexuals: the Supreme Court's decision / Anthony Kennedy -- States should ban the use of gay conversion therapy on minors / Erwin Chemerinsky -- Private organizations do not always have to comply with antidiscrimination laws: the Supreme Court's decision / William Rehnquist -- Organizations should not be able to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation: dissenting opinion of the Supreme Court / John Paul Stevens -- A gay man describes how life for homosexual teens has changed since his youth: personal narrative / Brent Hartinger.
Summary Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the history of civil rights and discrimination based on race, gender, and sexual orientation.
Subject Affirmative action programs -- United States.
Discrimination in education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Discrimination in education -- United States.
Discrimination -- United States.
Sex discrimination -- United States.
Armed Forces -- Women. (OCoLC)fst00814634
Discrimination in education -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst00895042
Discrimination in education. (OCoLC)fst00895037
Discrimination -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst00894991
Discrimination. (OCoLC)fst00894985
Sex discrimination. (OCoLC)fst01114365
United States -- Armed Forces -- Minorities.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Women.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Addl. Author Haugen, David M., 1969-
Musser, Susan.
ISBN 0737769963 (lib. bdg.)
9780737769968 (lib .bdg.) :

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