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Race, Gender, And Discrimination At Work

1st Edition

By Samuel Cohn


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In Race and Gender Discrimination at Work Samuel Cohns provides a fascinating, unorthodox account of the causes of discrimination at work. The book is packed with statistics, yet witty; rigorous, yet light. Cohn introduces readers to the fundamental realities of race and gender barriers in the workplace, and he goes beyond these as well by introduc

Table of Contents

1 Has the Problem of Inequality Gone Away?, 2 Discrimination and Market Competition, 3 What Determines If a Job Is Male or Female?, 4 Why Are Women Confined to Low-Status Jobs?, 5 Why Are Women Paid Less Than Men?, 6 Why Are Blacks More Likely to Be Unemployed Than Are Whites?, 7 Twenty-Six Things to Remember About Discrimination

About the Author

Samuel Cohnis a Sociologist of race and gender at Texas A&M University. He is the author of The Author of Occupational Sex-typing, winner of the American Sociological Association's Jessie Barnard Award in 1989 for Best Book on the Sociology of Gender. He is also the co-author (with Mark Fossett) of The Geography of Racial Exclusion.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General