Sex Discrimination in the Workplace

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Faye J. Crosby - Margaret S. Stockdale - S. Ann Ropp

Sex Discrimination in the Workplace

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Edited by Faye J. Crosby, Margaret S. Stockdale, S. Ann Ropp

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)

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Publication date: 10 May 2007

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ISBN: 140513450X ISBN 13: 9781405134507

Sex Discrimination in the Workplace

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. Top page

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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. With riveting first-hand accounts from plaintiffs, lawyers and expert witnesses who have mounted battles against discriminatory employers, it is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of precisely what sex discrimination is and what can be done to combat it. * Examines sex discrimination through the eyes of law, economics, sociology, and psychology, providing expert descriptions of the fundamental research related to sex discrimination and their field * Contains first hand accounts of sex discrimination cases, many of which relate to landmark contemporary incidents * Concludes with solutions to the problems of discrimination from individual, organizational, and societal perspectives * Written in clear, engaging prose with contributions from eminent scholars Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)

City: Chicester

Pages: 352

More info: height 246 mm width 172 mm weight 684 gr thickness 21 mm

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Age recommended: Professional and scholarly

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC22) 331.4133097 Library of Congress Subject: Sex discrimination in employment - United States

Record updated at: 06 September, 2014 time: 06:43

Summary Sex Discrimination in the Workplace 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 Top page

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