ERIC Number: EJ458655
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Social Science and Minority "Set-Asides."
LaNoue, George R.
Public Interest, n110 p49-62 Win 1993
Reviews and analyzes the social science methodologies used for "disparity studies," studies commissioned by various jurisdictions to prove contracting discrimination in order to establish minority set-asides. Evaluates the historical, anecdotal, and statistical approaches used. Argues that the studies are often skewed to achieve the results desired by the jurisdictions. (JB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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