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Author Parks, Peggy J., 1951- author.

Title How prevalent is racism in society? / Peggy J. Parks.


Location Call No. Status
 Stuttgart HS Nonfiction  305.8 PAR    CHECK SHELF
Description 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series In controversy
In controversy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What are the origins of the racism conflict? -- How common is racial profiling in law enforcement? -- How serious a problem is housing discrimination? -- Are affirmative action programs justified? -- What progress has been made in the fight against racism?
Summary Examines the origins of racism, and explores issues related to racism including racial profiling, housing discrimination, and affirmative action. Also describes what progress has been made against racism. Includes color photographs, a list of related organizations and websites, and further reading.
Subject Racism -- United States.
Discrimination in housing -- United States.
Affirmative action programs -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 9781601527165

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