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Affirmative Action as a Strategy of Justice, 17 Philosophy & Public Policy 37 (1997)

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The problem that affirmative action seeks to remedy is a structural one. For its first hundred years, this country embraced a slave system defined in racial terms; for its next hundred, the country's caste structure was maintained by a strict system of segregation known as Jim Crow.

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1997

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