If it is unjust to discriminate against racial minorities and women on the basis of their sex or race, then is it not similarly unjust to give them preference for the same reason? Does preferential treatment increase rather than decrease the importance of factors such as race and sex in American society? What would be some examples to up hold your response.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 9:05 pm ad1c9bdddf
Affirmative action is not seen as a preference but rather as taking different skills into account to account for differences among races and sexes. Thus, it is not seen as giving preference but rather assigning value to some skills that otherwise would have no value assigned or would not have as much value assigned. For example, Universities that are using affirmative ...
This solution discusses affirmative action.