Associated with biological sex employment

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Unformatted text preview: with biological sex - Employment discrimination • The glass ceiling – Women are less likely than men to achieve achieve positions of power and authority • The wage gap – Women, on average, earn less than men – even at comparable skill levels and in similar occupations - Sexual harassment – discriminatory treatment ranging from inappropriate jokes to sexual assault which makes a person feel uncomfortable (intentionally or not) RaceRace-Based Discrimination The differential treatment of a person or group because they possess physical or other traits that are socially defined as being associated with a given race group - Employment discrimination - Segregation • Jim Crow laws (“separate but equal”) • Restrictive covenants • “White flight” - Selective social control • Racial profiling (e.g., “Driving While Black”) • Higher conviction rates, harsher sentencing...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course SOC 1101 taught by Professor Mclaughlin during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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