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Sex discrimination in the workplace

Author: Faye J Crosby; Margaret S Stockdale; S Ann Ropp
Publisher: Oxford, England : Blackwell, ©2008.
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Sex Discrimination in the Workplace is an interdisciplinary volume that examines the various approaches to the study of sex discrimination and explores solutions and interventions.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Faye J Crosby; Margaret S Stockdale; S Ann Ropp
ISBN: 9781405134491 1405134496 9781405134507 140513450X
OCLC Number: 427470985
Description: 1 p. (pag. varia)
Contents: Notes on Contributors. Preface. Part I: What Employers and Employees Should Know about Sex Discrimination:. 1. Introduction: Understanding Sex Discrimination: Faye J. Crosby (University of California, Santa Cruz) and Margaret S. Stockdale (Southern Illinois University Carbondale). 2. Avoiding Sex Discrimination Litigation and Defending Sex Discrimination Suits: Jonathan D. Wetchler (Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen). 3. When an Individual Finds Herself to be the Victim of Sex Discrimination: Theresa M. Beiner (William H. Bowen School of Law) and Maureen O'Connor (John Jay College of Criminal Justice). Part II: From the Trenches: Individual Narratives from Plaintiffs, Attorneys, and Expert Witnesses:. 4. Opposing Views, Strongly Held: Ann Branigar Hopkins (Price Waterhouse). 5. Gender Equity at Stanford University: A Story Behind the Statistics: Colleen E. Crangle. 6. How Did a Nice Girl Like You...?: Ellen Kimmel (University of South Florida). 7. A Gender Discrimination Class Action from the Point of View of Plaintiffs' Lawyers: Donna M. Ryu (Hastings College of the Law) and Jocelyn D. Larkin (The Impact Fund). 8. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Gender Integration of Physically Demanding Positions: Richard S. Ugelow (American University). 9. Reflections on Being an Expert Witness in Class Action Sex Discrimination Litigation: Eugene Borgida (University of Minnesota) and Anita Kim (University of Minnesota). 10. My Experience as an Expert Witness in Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Litigation: Barbara A. Gutek (University of Arizona). 11. Sex Discrimination in the Workplace: Lessons from Two High-Profile Cases: Wayne F. Cascio (University of Colorado at Denver). Part III: Disciplinary Perspectives:. 12. Sex Discrimination: The Psychological Approach: Peter Glick (Lawrence University) and Susan T. Fiske (Princeton University). 13. Sociological Approaches to Sex Discrimination in Employment: Cecilia L. Ridgeway (Stanford University) and Paula England (Stanford University). 14. Discrimination through the Economist's Eye: Barbara R. Bergmann (University of Maryland, American University). 15. Legal Perspectives on Employment Discrimination: Deborah L. Rhode (Stanford University) and Joan C. Williams (Hastings College of the Law). Part IV: Potential Solutions to the Problems of Sex Discrimination in Employment:. 16. A Critical Look at Organizational Responses to and Remedies for Sex Discrimination: Susan Bisom-Rapp (Thomas Jefferson School of Law), Margaret S. Stockdale (Southern Illinois University Carbondale), and Faye J. Crosby (University of California, Santa Cruz). 17. The Watched Variable Improves: On Eliminating Sex Discrimination in Employment: Linda Hamilton Krieger (University of California, Berkeley). References. Index
Responsibility: edited by Faye J. Crosby, Margaret S. Stockdale, S. Ann Ropp.
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