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Chapter 13: Equality and Discrimination

Chapter 13: Equality and Discrimination

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Chapter 13: Equality and Discrimination

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  1. Chapter 13: Equality and Discrimination • Common Terms for Discrimination • Racial profiling • Hate crime • Application of criminal laws • Education • Racial stereotypes • Employment statistics • Gender discrimination

  2. Chapter 13: continued • Civil Rights Law: A Brief History • 1868: The Fourteenth Amendment • 1920: The Nineteenth Amendment • 1954: Brown v. Board of Education • 1959: Beginning of affirmative action • 1963: The Equal Pay Act • 1964: The Civil Rights Act • 1978: Bakke v. U.C. Davis Medical School • 1991: The Congressional Civil Rights Act

  3. Chapter 13: continued • Racism and Sexism • What is race? • Racism and sexism vs. prejudice • The Principle of Equality • Justice • Social benefits and harms

  4. Chapter 13: continued • Proof • Real differences • Relevant differences • Challenges to the principle • Real differences tend to be average differences

  5. Chapter 13: continued • Debates over preferential treatment • The equality-inequality dilemma • Affirmative Action and Preferential Treatment • Types of Affirmative Action

  6. Chapter 13: continued • Consequentialist considerations • Nonconsequentialist considerations

  7. Chapter 13: continued • Reading: Affirmative Action and Fairness • A tale of four men • Equality of opportunity vs. equality of results • Good intentions and eliminating discrimination • Griggs v. Duke Power Company • The courts’ use of quotas • Living in the land of the Giants

  8. Chapter 13: continued • Reading: Letter from a Birmingham Jail • The reason for being in Birmingham • Four basic steps of a nonviolent campaign • Is a law just or unjust? • Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice • The challenge for the church