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Finding and Maintaining Employment: Lessons from Workplace Nondiscrimination Measures in High-Income Countries

Susanne M. Bruyère and Sara A. Van Looy

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores ways to measure the effect that different workplace policies and practices have on the ability of individuals with disabilities to enter and subsequently remain in the labor ... 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


Capabilities and Age Discrimination

Pnina Alon-Shenker

in The Capability Approach to Labour Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836087
eISBN:
9780191873447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836087.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores the particular relevance and usefulness of the capabilities approach (CA) to age discrimination in the workplace. It argues that the CA provides a fresh theoretical framework ... More


Freedom Struggles at the Point of Production

MICHAEL KEITH HONEY

in Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217744
eISBN:
9780520928060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217744.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at civil rights activists who pursued the freedom struggle through practical standards on specific aspects of segregation. Black union activists tried to break the Jim Crow system ... More


The Movement Makes the News: Network News Feature Stories on Women’s Liberation in 1970

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins the story of 1970's “grand press blitz,” when a barrage of print stories on the movement set the stage for network news' first reports on women's liberation. It couples a ... More


Remaking the Nonunion Economy

Gordon Lafer

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how corporate lobbies and their legislative allies have sought to undermine labor standards and workplace rights in the nonunion economy. It discusses the record of ... More


Black Women Workers and Discrimination: Exit, Voice, and Loyalty…or ‘Shifting’?

Iyiola Solanke

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter hypothesises about the impact of migration status on the response of black women to discrimination at work. It explores the differences between local ethnic minorities, for whom the ... More


Hazardous Constructions: Mexican Immigrant Masculinity and the Rebuilding of New Orleans

Nicole Trujillo-Pagán

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the plight of Mexican male workers in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Although the use of migrant labor drew heavy criticism and scapegoating from some of the city’s ... More


A Curious Silence: Community Activism and the Legal Campaign to Implement Brown, 1958–1968

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

in Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195386592
eISBN:
9780190259723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386592.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses how LDF lawyer Constance Baker Motley litigated the Atlanta school desegregation, but without the support of a social movement united behind her pursuit of pupil integration. ... More


“When I Went Home I Was Aflame” (memoir; c. 1925)

Abraham Bisno

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recounts the growing unrest of the 1886 Great Upheaval through the eyes of labor activist Abraham Bisno. In early 1886 immigrant laborers gathered together in protest of the ill ... More


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