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Ethics in an Unethical World
Show Title: Affirmative Action and Equality
Show Date: 1/19/04
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Description: In honor of Martin Luther King Day, this show focused
on the issue of equality in light of the most recent Supreme Court decisions
regarding Affirmative Action in higher education. Professor Joondeph offered
a brief overview of the history of Affirmative Action in the courts and
also and analysis of the ethical issues involved. Topics such as reverse
discrimination, institutional oppression, racial stratification, and the
appropriate role of the court were discussed.