Handbook of Employment Discrimination Research

Handbook of Employment Discrimination Research

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There is much to understand about employment discrimination law as a social system. What drives the growing trend toward litigation? To what extent does discrimination persist and why does it vary by organizational and market context? How do different groups perceive discrimination and what, if anything, do they do about it? How do employers respond to discrimination law? What is the effect of broader political and legal currents? What is the relationship between anti-discrimination law and social inequality? This book presents answers, from a distinguished group of scholars, and social scientists, offering a broad reconsideration of employment discrimination and its treatment in law.1264). These included the failure of Home Depot to take steps to correct stereotyped decision-making, notwithstanding its awareness that the problem existed and that current practices were inadequate to remedy the resulting gender bias.

Title:Handbook of Employment Discrimination Research
Author:Laura Beth Nielsen, Robert L. Nelson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-01-16


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