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Ch 3 – Discrimination, Equality and Fairness in Employment Dr. Denise T. Ogden
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Discrimination Negative laws – Positive laws –
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Definition Employment Discrimination occurs when (a) individuals, institutions, or governments treat people differently because of personal characteristics rather than ability (b) actions have a negative impact
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Classifications of Discrimination Overt discrimination Covert discrimination Discrimination can be Motivation –
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Theoretical Perspectives Legislation is important but not enough Affirmative
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Two Competing Theories 1. Neoclassical economics
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Neoclassical Economics In a competitive market the “taste” for discrimination cannot be indulged Too costly for employers Discrimination leads to reduced productivity No need to give equal opportunities because it is in their own economic best interest
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Neoclassical Economics - Problems Disregards prejudicial perceptions which affect people’s evaluation of other people’s skills, abilities, and talents
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Equal Opportunities Theory Discriminated Groups suffer from 3 types of interconnected barriers Believe that the
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