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ERIC Number: EJ393174
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Equality: An Elusive Ideal.
Fischer, Louis
Equity and Excellence, v24 n2 p64-71 Win 1989
The history of the ideal of equality is traced from Plato to the present. The relevance for American society of equality of opportunity and of condition is explored, especially in terms of legal developments and educational policy. An intermediate judicial standard has evolved, straddling rational basis and strict scrutiny interpretations. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Brown v Board of Education; Civil Rights Act 1964; Equal Rights Amendment