Topic: Affirmative action

Who You Know: Study Shows Favoritism is Ubiquitous in Labor Markets

Oct. 10, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas Workplace discrimination can destroy morale, breed resentment and lead to lost productivity and unemployment. Although equal-opportunity laws have been created to address discrimination, do they also address favoritism in the workplace?

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Supreme Court Case Puts Affirmative Action Issue Back in National Media Spotlight

Oct. 9, 2012
Supreme Court Case Puts Affirmative Action Issue Back in National Media Spotlight

African American Teenagers More Supportive of Affirmative Action, School Desegregation Than White Youth, Study Finds

March 1, 2011

African American teenagers are significantly more supportive than whites of affirmative action and school desegregation, according to a new psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Study on conservatives and liberals in Newsweek

March 6, 2008
Study on conservatives and liberals in Newsweek

New York University psychologist John Jost and his colleagues have been using time-tested instruments to plumb the unconscious attitudes of both self-proclaimed conservatives and liberals.

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