Race and Employment

Race and Employment - RaceandEmployment o ,500job o o W

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Race and Employment Does race matter when ex-felons are looking for jobs? o 13 white and black men posing as ex-convicts to more than 3,500 job  interviews in New York City o White men without criminal records are 2x more likely than white men with  criminal records to be considered for employment o White men with criminal records just as likely as Black men without  criminal records to be considered for employment o Black men without criminal records and/or White men without criminal  records are 3x more likely than Black men with criminal records to be  considered for employment Race in the American Mind Post 1960s, American attitudes on racial equality and integration become  more favorable o Equal access to employment and public transportation = YES o Equal access to housing and interracial marriage = NO o Negative racial stereotypes Despite positive attitudes, leads to whites being less likely to want to 
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mindyromero during the Summer '06 term at UC Davis.

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