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Discrimination: Institutional, Statistical, and Direct

  • By: Kimberlee Shauman
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Discrimination in the labor market often reflects the patterns of bias and inequality prevalent more broadly in society, and since labor markets allocate not only jobs but also the social status, power, and monetary resources associated with those jobs, it can ...

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