Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace: Emerging Issues and Enduring Challenges, 1st Edition

  • Margaret Foegen Karsten
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  • ISBN-10: 1440833702
  • ISBN-13: 9781440833700
  • DDC: 658.3008
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 415 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book presents a unique collection of perspectives on the dynamics of race, ethnicity, and gender in the workplace, and considers how they both reflect and reinforce the culture at large. It details the corporate paths of women and minorities to date, highlighting continuing challenges and gaps. It also showcases innovative practices in promoting diversity and leadership development.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
New and Continuing Forms of Discrimination.
1: Multiracial in the Workplace: A New Kind of Discrimination?.
2: Weight and Appearance at Work: Legal Concerns Related to Race, Ethnicity, and Gender.
3: Navigating Transgender Issues in the Workplace.
4: Gender Inequality in the U.S. Labor Market: Evidence from the American Community Survey.
Romance, Harassment, and Incivility at Work.
5: Romantic Relationships at Work: Coming into Their Own.
6: You’re Not the Boss of Me! Or Are You? Employer Liability for Workplace Harassment after Vance v. Ball State.
7: Selective Incivility: A Microaggression Targeting Racial and Ethnic Groups in the Workplace.
Career Challenges and Workgroup Diversity.
8: Filling the Gap: Principles, Practices, and Tools for the Effective Management of Diverse Workgroups.
9: Sex, Gender, and Leadership in the Public Sector: Is the Role of Femininity Greater at Lower Levels?.
10: Navigating the Circle of Trust: Building and Rebuilding Authentic Relationships Among Women.
11: Maintaining a Healthy Diversified Mentoring Relationship.
12: Lean In . . . Or Not: Women of Color in the Workforce.
Work and Family Issues.
13: Is Pregnancy a Disability?.
14: The Family and Medical Leave Act: Changes and Challenges.
15: Who Experiences More Stress When Work Hours Increase: Comparisons by Gender, Marriage, Children, and Partner Employment.
16: Women and Work–Life Balance: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.
Workplace Stories and Special Situations.
17: Latinas in the Workplace: Creating a Path of Success.
18: American Indian Women in Academic Libraries: Progress and Challenges.
19: Understanding the Lack of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Accounting Profession: A Systems View.
20: Women Working Abroad: A Slow, Steady Climb.
For Additional Reading.
About the Editor and Contributors.