Essays Tagged: "Bakke"

Summary and key notes on the case of Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, 438 U.S. 265 (1978)Facts: Allan Bakke, a thirty-five-year-old white man, had twice applied fo ... gram, in an effort to redress longstanding, unfair minority exclusions from the medical profession. Bakke's qualifications (college GPA and test scores) greatly exceeded those of any of the minority s ... A and test scores) greatly exceeded those of any of the minority students admitted in the two years Bakke's applications were rejected. When the respondent learned that there was space left, however r ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Victor Goode "Crisis on the campus: Victor Goode explains what's at stake in the conflict over affirmative action - Colorblind: Higher Education" (articles review)

w cases from the Michigan state. Reverse discrimination became a question, summarized by the famous Bakke case in 1978. Allen Bakke brought the case, University of California Regents versus Bakke. Bak ... pplicant who disputed that he had been passed over in favour of less qualified minority pretenders. Bakke put bounds on how far universities could go to hold places for minority students.According to ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


polling management to discover where it is headed and what it wants has hardly been begun. E. Wight Bakke has described four main goals of management. These are:1. The Economic Welfare of the Company2 ... om to do so. This right is fundamental to the prosperity of the enterprise. It is also, as E. Wight Bakke says, management's "claim of the right to survive."Management is a dynamic movement, with its ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

College Diversity.

ing college admissions. The biggest argument is that affirmative action is unconstitutional. In the Bakke case quota systems used to boost minority enrollment were found to be unconstitutional. So wha ...

(2 pages) 104 2 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Affirmative Action

Alan Bakke claimed that he was treated unfairly when he was not admitted to the University of California ... ruitment, application incentives, explicit anti-discrimination policies, and so on. With respect to Bakke's case, a strong affirmative action program was in place--this is a program that "gives a subs ... to white males who are more likely to acquire the skills usually sought" (handout). In the case of Bakke, such a system can but not necessarily involve such items as quota systems, selectively loweri ...

(7 pages) 100 4 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Is AES corporation empowering its employees too much?

Is AES corporation empowering its employees too much?Xu HanProblem StatementWhen Sant and Bakke wanted to create a very different company, they decided that the 4 most important values of ea ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies