Affirmative action's contradictory consequences

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This comment raises questions about whether affirmative action has actually moved us closer to the objective of creating a more equal workplace. It explores some of the potential psychological costs of affirmative action - costs that paradoxically may undermine its objectives - and their implications for achieving the goal of workplace equality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-109
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Social Issues
Volume52
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1996

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Affirmative action's contradictory consequences. / Heilman, Madeline.

In: Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 52, No. 4, 12.1996, p. 105-109.

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