Monster Essays - The Need For Affirmative Action
The Need For Affirmative Action
Affirmative action has been the subject of increasing debate and
tension in American society. The debate has been more emotional than
intellectual, and has generated more tension than shed light on the issue.
Participants in the debate have over examined the ethical and moral issues
that affirmative action raises while forgetting to examine the system that
has created the need for them. Too often, affirmative action is looked upon
as the remedy for a nation once ill with the virulent disease of racial
discrimination. Affirmative action is, and should be seen as, a temporary,
partial, and perhaps even flawed remedy for pas....