In this essay by professor of philosophy lisa newton, she discuses reverse discrimination she believes reverse discrimination as unjustified and just wrong throughout this piece she backs up her theory with many good points that also agree with as well she begins to talk about how people define. Affirmative action for the future sterba, james p newton, lisa reverse discrimination as unjustiﬁ ed ethics 83 (1973): 308 -12 nickel, james. Reverse racism or reverse discrimination is a concept that portrays affirmative action in the united states and similar color-conscious programs as a form of anti-white racism on the part of black people and government agencies it is commonly associated with conservative opposition to such programs. Lisa h newton is professor of philosophy and director of program in applied ethics at fairfield university she has written several articles, eg, 'reverse discrimination as unjustified', 'physician and patient: respect for mutuality' and 'the internal morality of the corporation.
Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Is the treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit:racial and religious intolerance and discrimination is an action or policy favoring. Classical sources of social philosophy : the concept of freedom / joel feinberg -- human rights / joel feinberg -- plato's classical perspective / mi finley -- the philosophy of artistotle: ethics / renford bambrough -- the philosophy of aristotle: politics / renford bambrough -- st thomas.
affirmative action first published fri dec 28, 2001 substantive revision wed apr 1, 2009 owned exclusively. Tuesday, november 27: affirmative action: introduction and the reverse discrimination argument nicolas lemann, taking affirmative action apart aa, pp 34-55 ward connerly, the sweet music of equal treatment aa, pp 64-69. Phil 130: morality and society spring 1996 professor christian perring office 1333 pot phone 7-7171 office hours: tr 4-5 pm or by appointment. Johnson v transportation agency, 480 us 616 (1987), is the only united states supreme court case to address a sex-based affirmative action plan in the employment context. Reverse discrimination as unjustified by lisa h newton the case against affirmative action by louis p pojman affirmative action and quotas by richard a wasserstrom.
Reverse discrimination which attempts no other justification that an appeal to equality is wrong the suffering you have endured is not sufficient reason for others to suffer aa destroys justice, law, equality, and citizenship and replaces them with power struggles and popularity contests. The injustice of affirmative action, by lisa h newton which explains the idea of reverse discrimination and how affirmative action has somehow backfired against us the second article is a reply to critics on affirmative action, by gertrude ezorsky. Readbag users suggest that reverse_discrimination_as_unjustified_-_by_lisa_newtonpdf is worth reading the file contains 6 page(s) and is free to view, download or print.
Reverse discrimination as unjustified - lisa newton jazmin nix april 14,2013 phi 240 theory reverse discrimination does not advance, but actually undermines equality because it violates the concept of equal justice under law for all citizens. Case studies in business ethics reverse discrimination as unjustified, lisa h newton racism in the workplace, aaron bernstein sexual discrimination at. For example, according to a report from the us labor department, affirmative action has helped 5 million minority members and 6 million white and minority women move up in the workforce (reverse discrimination, 1995.
Reverse discrimination might do injustice to some whites yet african- americans who have rachels' diffidence was warranted in light of the counter- responses. Lisa newton, reverse discrimination as unjustified, ethics, 83 (july 1973), 310 similar sentiments were expressed by virginia black: similar sentiments were expressed by virginia black.
Reverse discrimination is discrimination against members of a dominant or majority group, in favor of members of a minority or historically disadvantaged group. Barbara mackinnon is a professor emerita of philosophy at the university of san francisco during her 30 years of teaching, her instruction and writing focused primarily on the history of ethics and contemporary ethical issues. Tom l beauchamp, the justification of reverse discrimination, in blackstone and heslep, editors, social justice and preferential treatment, university of georgia press, 1977 reprinted in beauchamp and bowie. Find great deals for affirmative action debate (2002, hardcover, revised) shop with confidence on ebay.