SG_Hacker - How does Hacker explain this? 5.Hacker does not...

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PEOPLE, POWER AND POLITICS – STUDY GUIDE The Myths Of Racial Division, Andrew Hacker 1.Is the rate of increase in female headed families in the last 35 years greater among blacks than whites, as many people believe? Explain. 2.Many people believe that one of the reasons for such a high proportion of black female_headed families is the reluctance of blacks to have abortions. Is that true? Explain. 3.How does Hacker explain the staggering increase in the proportion of blacks in the prison population between 1930 and 1990? 4.Blacks score lower than whites, Hispanics or Asians on SAT exams even when you control for social class.
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Unformatted text preview: How does Hacker explain this? 5.Hacker does not sympathize with the notion that it is unfair for colleges to accept under-represented minority students when there are better qualified Asian or white students. What is his rationale for saying that the displacement of qualified white and Asian students is not a problem? PEOPLE, POWER AND POLITICS STUDY GUIDE 6.Is it true that affirmative action for blacks has prevented qualified whites or Asians from becoming physicians, lawyers and college professors in large numbers? 7.In what occupations has black representation increased the most?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course CORC 1130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '10 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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