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Towards Lifting the Burden of Stereotype: Affirmative Action and Equality of Opportunity
Towards Lifting the Burden of Stereotype: Affirmative Action and Equality of Opportunity

Author(s): Julia Tanner
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Social psychology and group interaction
Published by: Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II - Instytut Jana Pawła II, Wydział Filozofii
Keywords: affirmative action; equality of opportunity; women; economic and social pressures; obstacles

Summary/Abstract: I argue that affirmative action is an important ingredient in the struggle for equality of opportunity. Where women face different obstacles to men (economic and social pressures), the obstacles need to be removed in order for women to obtain equality of opportunity. One way to remove such obstacles is through affirmative action.

  • Issue Year: 29/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 152-172
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: Polish