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Race and Gender Discrimination across Urban Labor Markets

1st Edition

By Susanne Schmitz


194 pages

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This study, first published in 1996, investigates the effects that local labor market conditions may have on the economic status of women and blacks, relative to their white male counterparts. More precisely, it examines the impact that local labor market conditions have on estimates of labor market discrimination investigated in this study are wage discrimination and occupational discrimination. This title will be of interest to students of sociology, gender studies and urban studies.

Table of Contents

List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction 2. Review of the Literature 3. Local Labor Markets and Discrimination 4. The Wage Model: Empirical Specification and Results 5. The Occupational Distributions of Women and Blacks Relative to White Men 6. Summary and Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

Reissuing works originally published between 1968 and 1997, this 24 volume set offers a selection of scholarship on urban studies. Topics include urban policy, urban economics, and identity and poverty in urban communities. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject and how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of sociology and urban studies.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban