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The declining importance of race and gender in the labor market : the role of employment discrimination policies

The declining importance of race and gender in the labor market : the role of employment discrimination policies

Author: June O'Neill; David M O'Neill
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : AEI Press ; Lanham, MD : Distributed by arrangement with the Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, ©2012.
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The Declining Importance of Race and Gender in the Labor Market provides historical background on employment discrimination and wage discrepancies in the United States and on government efforts to address employment discrimination. It examines the two federal institutions tasked with enforcing Title VII and the 1964 Civil Rights Act: the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: June O'Neill; David M O'Neill
ISBN: 9780844772448 0844772445 9780844772462 0844772461
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 793973947
Description: xiv, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. From emancipation to the 1964 Civil Rights Act. 1. From emancipation to the Civil Rights Act: social and economic progress. Lincoln's great promise: emancipation and reconstruction ; Sources of upward mobility: migration and education ; Racial differences in economic status --
2. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act: labor market discrimination becomes a federal crime. Federal and state government antidiscrimination efforts before 1964 ; Developments that shaped the Civil Rights Act and Title VII ; The 1964 Civil Rights Act and Title VII ; Changes in antidiscrimination law and policy after 1964 --
pt. II. Implementing antidiscrimination policy: the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 3. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and antidiscrimination enforcement. Procedures and concepts for determining discriminatory behavior ; Targeting contractors for compliance review ; Outcomes of compliance reviews ; Effect of the OFCCP on discrimination: evidence from compliance reviews ; Effect of OFCCP on discrimination: evidence from court cases ; New rules, new complexities --
4. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and antidiscrimination enforcement. Charges against employers brought by individuals ; Enforcement through litigation by type of discrimination --
pt. III. Analysis of program effects. 5. Accounting for changes in the Black-White wage gap. Overview of major sources of change in the Black-White wage gap ; 1940-60: the decline in the Black-White wage gap before Title VII ; 1960-80: the Black-White wage gap continues to decline post-Title VII ; After 1980: stagnation of the Black-White wage gap --
6. Accounting for changes in the gender wage gap. Skill differentials between women and men ; Why the gender gap narrowed after 1980 --
7. Effects of affirmative action on the economic status of African American and women workers. Effects of the OFCCP on occupational upgrading ; Effects of the OFCCP on relative wages --
pt. IV. Measuring labor market discrimination today. 8. Labor market discrimination and wage gaps in the 2000s. Wage differences between minorities and Whites ; The gender gap in wages.
Responsibility: June E. O'Neill, Dave M. O'Neill.

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