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Handbook of employment discrimination research : rights and realities

Author: Laura Beth Nielsen; Robert L Nelson
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st softcover printingView all editions and formats

There is much to understand about employment discrimination law as a social system. How do employers respond to discrimination law? This book presents answers, from a distinguished group of scholars,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congresos
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Beth Nielsen; Robert L Nelson
ISBN: 9780387094663 0387094660 9781402033704 1402033702 9781402034558 1402034555
OCLC Number: 644448492
Notes: "The articles were written for a conference held at Stanford Law School in Spring 2003 that was sponsored by the American Bar Foundation and Stanford Law School"--Page xiii.
Description: xx, 461 p. : tablas
Contents: Overview: Socio-Legal Approaches to Anti-Discrimination Law.- Scaling the Pyramid: A Sociolegal Model of Employment Discrimination Litigation.- Law's Role in Addressing Complex Discrimination.- What We Know about the Problem of the Century: Lessons from Social Science to the Law, and Back.- Debating the Prevalence and Character of Discrimination.- Including Mechanisms in our Models of Ascriptive Inequality.- Understanding the Sources of Ethnic and Racial Wage Gaps and Their Implications for Policy.- Discrimination in Consummated Car Purchases.- Racial Equality Without Equal Employment Opportunity? Lessons from a Labor Market for Professional Athletes.- Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation: Dimensions of Difference.- Occupational Mobility Among African-Americans: Assimilation or Resegregation.- Changing Boundaries: Historical and Social Development of Anti-Discrimination Law.- Discrimination and Diplomacy: Recovering the Fuller National Stake in 1960s Civil Rights Reform.- Sowing the Dragon's Teeth: Materialization in Lesbian and Gay Anti-discrimination Rights.- Rights or Quotas? The ADA as a Model for Disability Rights.- Mobilizing Law: Rights Consciousness, Claiming Behaviour, and the Dynamics of Litigation.- The Evolution of Employment Discrimination Law in the 1990s: A Preliminary Empirical Investigation.- Perceiving and Claiming Discrimination.- Mobilizing Employment Rights in the Workplace.- The Intersectionality of Lived Experience and Anti-discrimination Empirical Research.- Law at Work: The Endogenous Construction of Civil Rights.- Discrimination against Caregivers? Gendered Family Responsibilities, Employer Practices, and Work Rewards.- Social Psychology of Bias.- Aversive Racism: Bias without Intention.- Applying Social Research on Stereotyping and Cognitive Bias to Employment Discrimination Litigation: The Case of Allegations of Systematic Gender Bias at Wal-Mart Stores.
Responsibility: edited by Laura Beth Nielsen and Robert L. Nelson.


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