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Middle Eastern Americans and Affirmative Action

Yang, Jingxi; Smith, Raymond Arthur

This issue brief describes Middle Eastern Americans’ racial category in the U.S., stating the contradictions between the “majority” status Middle Eastern Americans have and the fact that they are under the protection of Affirmative Action, which is constituted for minorities.

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Political Science
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Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
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February 23, 2015
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