ERIC Number: EJ565343
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Affirmative Action: Overcoming Disparities Yields Economic Benefits.
Southern Changes, v20 n1 p12-15 Spr 1998
Affirmative action is a necessary and effective strategy to end racial and gender inequalities. While moral and historical defenses of affirmative action have merit, economic reasoning is a more potent argument. Analysis of the economic costs and benefits of affirmative action in higher education illustrate its effectiveness in reducing income disparities for women and minority groups. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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