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Cultural Differences And Discrimination: Samoans Before A Public Housing Eviction Board, Richard O. Lempert, Karl Monsma Jan 1994

Cultural Differences And Discrimination: Samoans Before A Public Housing Eviction Board, Richard O. Lempert, Karl Monsma

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In Hawaii Samoans are a stigmatized ethnic group. We examine how this group is treated by a public housing eviction board. Statistical analysis suggests Samoans are discriminated against in financial cases. Interviews indicate, however, that Samoans are disadvantaged largely because their excuses are not persuasive and would not be regardless of the ethnicity of the tenants making them. In this sense Samoans are treated "like any other tenant," and illegal discrimination, as defined by the Four- teenth Amendment, has not occurred. But Samoans make unpersuasive excuses more often than other tenants because excuses that are reasonable in the context of …


With All Deliberate Speed? A Reply To Professor Sunstein, Marc A. Fajer Jan 1994

With All Deliberate Speed? A Reply To Professor Sunstein, Marc A. Fajer

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No Time For Trumpets: Title Vii, Equality, And The Fin De Siecle, D. Marvin Jones Jan 1994

No Time For Trumpets: Title Vii, Equality, And The Fin De Siecle, D. Marvin Jones

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