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Ethnicity and gender at work : inequalities, careers and employment relations

Author: Harriet Bradley; Geraldine Healy
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Future of Work series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides an authoritative account of ethnicity and gender in the workplace. It will be essential reading for scholars and policy makers concerned with inequalities, career and employment relations, but its distinction is to show how these factors intertwine in people's lives. It maps the nature of inequalities drawing on a range of international data sources, and provides an account of theoretical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literaturbericht
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Bradley; Geraldine Healy
ISBN: 9781403991751 1403991758
OCLC Number: 225846746
Description: xiii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Ethnicity and gender in the labour market --
Gender, ethnicity and class : the case for intersectional analysis --
Challenging discrimination, sexism and racism : the role of the state --
Employers : agents of transformation? --
Towards transformation : trade union strategies --
The women and their stories --
Inclusion and exclusion in the workplace --
Career and career development --
Shaping careers from a trade union perspective --
Unions, communities and families in women's lives --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Future of Work series.
Responsibility: Harriet Bradley and Geraldine Healy.

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Using an international approach, this book demonstrates the way that the intersection of gendered and ethnic identities operate at work and home. It provides an authoritative account of ethnicity and  Read more...
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'Essential reading for scholars, policy makers and corporate managers, this book provides an in-depth analysis of equal opportunities and diversity management in the modern workplace.' - Ethical Read more...

 
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