This collection examines the case for affirmative action in the UK in relation to employment, higher education, the legal profession, the judiciary, political representation and minority language rights. * Draws on experience of affirmative action in the United States, Canada and Germany. * Contributions highlight the importance of how affirmative action is conceptualised and of context in evaluating the case for affirmative action. * Emphasises the need for pragmatic judgments about the likely effectiveness and costs of affirmative action policies.
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(229mm x 154mm x 11mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Aileen McHarg
Aileen McHarg is Senior Lecturer in Public Law at The University of Glasgow. Donald Nicolson is a Professor at the Law School at the University of Strathclyde.