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Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America


ISBN13: 9780521127455
Published: April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback reissue
Price: £21.99



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Given jurisdiction over race and national origin but not religion, federal agents have had to determine whether Jewish Americans constitute a race or national origin group. They have been unable to do so. This has led to enforcement paralysis, as well as explosive internal confrontations and recriminations within the federal government. This book examines the legal and policy issues behind the ambiguity involved with civil rights protections for Jewish students. Written by a former senior government official, this book reveals the extent of this problem and presents a workable legal solution

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , USA
Contents:
1. The dilemma of Jewish difference
2. The Jewish question in civil rights enforcement
3. The nature of the new campus anti-Semitism
4. Criticisms
5. First Amendment issues
6. Misunderstanding Jews and Jew-hatred
7. Institutional resistance
8. The originalist approach
9. Scientific theories
10. Social perception
11. The subjective approach
12. Anti-Semitism as harm to racial identity.