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The Price of Globalization: Wage Penalties and Caste Inequality in Urban India

Paul Attewell and S. Madheswaran

in Discrimination in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines inequality in the formal sector in urban India — the part of the economy that is more integrated into the global economic system — and pays special attention to caste-related ... More


Caste Is Not Past: The Persistence of Discrimination in India's Formal Labor Market

Paul Attewell and Sukhadeo Thorat

in Discrimination in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines what happens when highly educated Indians from different caste and religious backgrounds apply for jobs in the modern urban private sector, encompassing multinational ... More


The Role of Social Power in Sexual Harassment and Job Discrimination

Steven M. Elias, Lindsey A. Gibson, and Chet E. Barney

in Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722602
eISBN:
9780814722626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722602.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Sexual harassments are all too common in the workplace. Jokes with sexual content, whistling at a woman in a skirt, and ... More


The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Gordon Lafer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the aftermath of the 2010 Citizens United decision, it's become commonplace to note the growing political dominance of a small segment of the economic elite. But what exactly are those members of ... More


Growing Pains, Constitutional Questions, and Bankruptcy, 1976–1980

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the dramatic growth the Middle District’s case load from 1976 to 1980. The increasing need for more judges and facilities to handle the growth is covered. In 1976 and 1979 ... More


The Web of Consequences: Life after Mine-Mill

James J. Lorence

in Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037559
eISBN:
9780252094804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037559.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines how Jencks' experiences after being cut loose from Mine-Mill only confirmed the worldview that had shaped his career as a social activist since his college years. Now, although ... More


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