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Author O'Neill, June.
Title The declining importance of race and gender in the labor market : the role of employment discrimination policies / June E. O'Neill, Dave M. O'Neill.
Published Washington, D.C. : AEI Press ; Lanham, MD : Distributed by arrangement with the Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, c2012.
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 Floor3  HD4903.5.U58 O54 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 294 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-277) and index.
Contents From emancipation to the Civil Rights Act : social and economic progress. Lincoln's great promise : emancipation and reconstruction ; Sources of upward mobility : migration and education ; Racial differences in economic status -- Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act : labor market discrimination becomes a federal crime. Federal and state government antidiscrimination efforts before 1964 ; Developments that shaped the Civil Rights Act and Title VII ; The 1964 Civil Rights Act and Title VII ; Changes in antidiscrimination law and policy after 1964 -- The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and antidiscrimination enforcement. Procedures and concepts for determining discriminatory behavior ; Targeting contractors for compliance review ; Outcomes of compliance reviews ; Effect of the OFCCP on discrimination : evidence from compliance reviews ; Effect of OFCCP on discrimination : evidence from court cases ; New rules, new complexities -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and antidiscrimination enforcement. Charges against employers brought by individuals ; Enforcement through litigation by type of discrimination -- Accounting for changes in the Black-White wage gap. Overview of major sources of change in the Black-White wage gap ; 1940-60, the decline in the Black-White wage gap before Title VII ; 1960-80, the Black-White wage gap continues to decline post-Title VII ; After 1980, stagnation of the Black-White wage gap -- Accounting for changes in the gender wage gap. Skill differentials between women and men ; Why the gender gap narrowed after 1980 -- Effects of affirmative action on the economic status of African American and women workers. Effects of the OFCCP on occupational upgrading ; Effects of the OFCCP on relative wages -- Labor market discrimination and wage gaps in the 2000s. Wage differences between minorities and Whites ; The gender gap in wages.
Subject Discrimination in employment -- United States.
Discrimination in employment -- Government policy -- United States.
Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Labor market -- United States.
Related Names O'Neill, David M.
ISBN 9780844772448 (cloth : alk. paper)
0844772445 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780844772462 (ebook : alk. paper)
0844772461 (ebook : alk. paper)
Standard # 40021910612
OCLC number 793973947