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1997

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Saints, Sinners, And Affirmative Action, Peter Dreier, Regina Freer Oct 1997

Saints, Sinners, And Affirmative Action, Peter Dreier, Regina Freer

Regina Freer

No abstract provided.


Africa And The New World Order, Andrew Ewoh Feb 1997

Africa And The New World Order, Andrew Ewoh

Andrew I.E. Ewoh

What is the plight of Africa under the New World Order? The paper argues that the NWO poses severe economic problems for African nations. It offers two main practical solutions for these problems and plausible policy implications. The analysis concludes by acknowledging that structural adjustment programs as traditionally suggested by the International Monetary Fund and democratization of the polity will not guarantee economic prosperity for the continent.


End Of An Era? Affirmative Action And Reaction In The 1990s, Andrew Ewoh, Euel Elliott Dec 1996

End Of An Era? Affirmative Action And Reaction In The 1990s, Andrew Ewoh, Euel Elliott

Andrew I.E. Ewoh

This article looks at the political dynamics of affirmative action policy since its inception m the 1960s We suggest that while key variables created a relatively favorable climate for affirmative action m the first two decades or so of its existence, recent developments suggest that race-conscious programs will be substantially limited in the future, although not eliminated m their entirety. We contend that a changing judiciary, Republican control of Congress, and shifts m public opinion, as manifested in Proposition 209 m California, interact in ways that will make many compensatory programs difficult to maintain.