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Affirmative action in employment in higher education

Affirmative action in employment in higher education

a consultation

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Published by The Commission in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • College teachers -- Selection and appointment -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Women college teachers -- Congresses.,
    • Affirmative action programs -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementsponsored by the United States Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, D.C., September 9-10, 1975.
      ContributionsUnited States Commission on Civil Rights.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB1778 .A37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 239 p. ;
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4691439M
      LC Control Number77603044


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