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The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron Lippard

Abstract

In the light of high-profile Supreme Court cases surrounding affirmative action, this book looks at the actors involved in the debate and what they are saying. That is, the book looks at who is setting the line of discussion in the Supreme Court by look at legal documents arguing for and against the case as well as the framing techniques they use to make their arguments noteworthy. Findings demonstrate that while supporters are made of a heterogeneous array of individuals and groups with a stake in affirmative action in higher education (e.g., students, professors, etc.), opponents are mainly ... More

Keywords: Affirmative Action, Racial Preference, Racism, Advocacy Groups, Framing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781529201116
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Scott Carter, author
University of Central Florida

Cameron Lippard, author
Appalachian State University