Discrimination - from positions with the potential for...

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Black-Sounding Names 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Percent Callback 2,435 resumes of each type were sent Black Names White Names 6.45% 9.65%
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Black-Sounding Names 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Percent 220 employers responded Favored Blacks Favored Neither Favored Whites 20.9% 28.6% 50.5%
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Lingering Discrimination Glass ceilings – when qualified minorities enter the labor market but then aren’t promoted as often as whites Glass walls – when minorities are kept
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Unformatted text preview: from positions with the potential for advancement • Some exclusive social clubs forbid membership to minorities, Jews, & women (this is still legal). Affirmative Action • Affirmative action – the effort to recruit subordinate-group members (including women) for jobs, promotions, and educational opportunities....
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2009 for the course SOC 134 taught by Professor Shoemaker during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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