Consultations on the Affirmative Action Statement of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: Proceedings, February 10 and March 10-11, 1981, Washington, D.C

The Commission, 1982

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Página 7 - Man is, or should be, woman's protector and defender. The natural and proper timidity and delicacy which belongs to the female sex evidently unfits it for many of the occupations of civil life. The constitution of the family organization, which is founded in the divine ordinance, as well as in the nature of things, indicates the domestic sphere as that which properly belongs to the domain and functions of womanhood.
Página 7 - ... so far inferior that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit.
Página 8 - Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Men and Women of the Corporation (New York: Basic Books, 1977).
Página 25 - See US, Commission on Civil Rights, The Federal Civil Rights Enforcement Effort — 1974, vol. V, To Eliminate Employment Discrimination (1975) p.
Página 24 - Company had adopted the diploma and test requirements without any "intention to discriminate against Negro employees." We do not suggest that either the District Court or the Court of Appeals erred in examining the employer's intent; but good intent or absence of discriminatory intent does not redeem employment procedures or testing mechanisms that operate as "built-in headwinds" for minority groups and are unrelated to measuring job capability.
Página 33 - Nor does the plan create an absolute bar to the advancement of white employees; half of those trained in the program will be white. Moreover, the plan is a temporary measure; it is not intended to maintain racial balance, but simply to eliminate a manifest racial imbalance.
Página 38 - I suspect that it would be impossible to arrange an affirmative action program in a racially neutral way and have it successful. To ask that this be so is to demand the impossible. In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race. There is no other way. And in order to treat some persons equally, we must treat them differently.
Página 32 - It would be ironic indeed if a law triggered by a Nation's concern over centuries of racial injustice and intended to improve the lot of those who had "been excluded from the American dream for so long,".
Página 13 - P. Van den Berghe, Race and Racism: A Comparative Perspective (New York: Wiley, 1967>, S.
Página 8 - Farley, Sexual Shakedown; The Sexual Harassment of Women on the Job (New York: McGraw Hill.

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