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The handbook of workplace diversity

Author: Alison M Konrad; Pushkala Prasad; Judith K Pringle; Sage Publications.; Sage eReference (Online service)
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2006.
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This handbook showcases the scope of international perspectives that exist on workplace diversity. It dissects the theoretical reasons and shows how the study of workplace diversity follows different directions, critiques quantitative and qualitative research methods within the field, and investigates different workplace groups.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Handbook of workplace diversity.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2006
(DLC) 2005925395
(OCoLC)61477877
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alison M Konrad; Pushkala Prasad; Judith K Pringle; Sage Publications.; Sage eReference (Online service)
ISBN: 9781446206867 1446206866
OCLC Number: 432031440
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 551 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Examining the contours of workplace diversity: concepts, contexts and challenges / P. Prasad, J.K. Pringle, A.M. Konrad --
PART I. Theoretical perspectives on workplace diversity. Psychological perspectives on workplace diversity / C.T. Kulik, H.T.J. Bainbridge --
Human resource strategies to manage workforce diversity: examining 'the business case' / E.E. Kossek, S.A. Lobel, J. Brown --
Diversity: making space for a better case / D.R. Litvin --
From managing equality to managing diversity: a critical Scandinavian perspective on gender and workplace diversity / Y.D. Billing, E. Sundin --
The jewel in the crown: postcolonial theory and workplace diversity / A. Prasad --
Diversity as resistance and recuperation: critical theory, post-structuralist perspectives and workplace diversity / D. Jones, R. Stablein --
Diversity: the cultural logic of global capital? / R. Mir. A. Mir, D.J. Wong --
PART II. Methods for studying workplace diversity. What is diversity and how should it be measured? / D.A. Harrison, H. Sin --
Feminist qualitative research and workplace diversity / A. Thurlow, A.J. Mills, J.H. Mills --
Measures for quantitative diversity scholarship / D. Chrobot-Mason, A.M. Konrad, F. Linnehan --
PART III. Dimensions of workplace diversity. Of small steps and the longing for giant leaps: research on the intersection of sex and gender within work and organizations / Y. Benschop --
Men, masculinities and workplace diversity/diversion: power, intersections and contradictions / J. Hearn, D. Collinson --
Race and ethnicity in organizations / K.L. Proudford, Stella Nkomo --
Age and ageism in organizations: a review and consideration of national culture / E.L. Perry, J.D. Parlamis --
Seven conversations about the same thing: homophobia and heterosexism in the workplace / W.E.D. Creed --
The influence of disability on role-taking in organizations / E.F. Stone-Romero, D.L. Stone, K. Lukaszewski --
Locating class in organizational diversity work: class as structure, style and process / M.A. Scully, S. Blake-Beard --
Outcomes of appearance and obesity in organizations / M.P. Bell, N.E. McLoughlin --
Beyond inclusion and equity: contributions from transnational anti-racist feminism / K. Mirchandani, A. Butler --
Trade unions and equality and diversity / A. Greene, G. Kirton --
Critical diversity management practice in Australia: romanced or co-opted? / A. Sinclair --
Conclusion: Reflection and future direction / J.K. Pringle, A.M. Konrad, P. Prasad.
Other Titles: Workplace diversity
Responsibility: edited by Alison M. Konrad, Pushkala Prasad, Judith K. Pringle.
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