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After civil rights : racial realism in the new American workplace

Author: John David Skrentny
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, cop. 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What role should racial difference play in the American workplace? As a nation, we rely on civil rights law to address this question, and the monumental Civil Rights Act of 1964 seemingly answered it: race must not be a factor in workplace decisions. In After Civil Rights, John Skrentny contends that after decades of mass immigration, many employers, Democratic and Republican political leaders, and advocates have  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John David Skrentny
ISBN: 9780691159966 9780691168128 0691168121 0691159963
OCLC Number: 874893026
Notes: Autres tirages : 2016 (br.).
Awards: Winner of The Richard A. Lester Award for the Outstanding Book in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics 2014
Commended for American Sociological Association Oliver Cromwell Cox Award 2015
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-397 p.) : ill., couv. ill. en coul. (br.) ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Managing race in the American workplace --
Leverage : racial realism in business and the professions --
We the people : racial realism in politics and government employment --
Displaying race for dollars : the context of media and entertainment --
The jungle revisited : racial realism in low-skilled employment --
Are we beyond civil rights? --
Index --
Notes --
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Responsibility: John D. Skrentny.

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Race is now relevant not only in negative cases of discrimination, but in more positive ways as well. This book examines this emerging strategy in a range of employment situations, including the  Read more...

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