6. Affirmative Action

  1. David Benatar

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118192337.ch6

The Second Sexism: Discrimination Against Men and Boys

The Second Sexism: Discrimination Against Men and Boys

How to Cite

Benatar, D. (2012) Affirmative Action, in The Second Sexism: Discrimination Against Men and Boys, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118192337.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674468

Online ISBN: 9781118192337

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Keywords:

  • affirmative action;
  • male discrimination and affirmative policies;
  • affirmative, whether appropriate to sexism;
  • affirmative action, response to second sexism;
  • affirmative, immoral, unfair for males;
  • affirmative action, disadvantaged racial groups;
  • injustices, in need of rectifying;
  • “socialization” hypothesis, gender imbalance;
  • consequentialist arguments, for affirmative action;
  • affirmative actions, none successful

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Rectifying Injustice

  • Consequentialist Arguments

  • Conclusion