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After Civil RightsRacial Realism in the New American Workplace$
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John D. Skrentny

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780691159966

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.001.0001

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Managing Race in the American Workplace

Managing Race in the American Workplace

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(p.1) 1 Managing Race in the American Workplace
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After Civil Rights
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John D. Skrentny

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Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.003.0001

This chapter introduces the problems of the roles racial differences play in the workplace. It discusses the changes in the way Americans talk about race and what pragmatic and progressive voices say that they want since the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Never before has such a wide variety of employers, advocates, activists, and government leaders in American society discussed the benefits of racial diversity and the utility of racial difference in such a broad range of contexts. Thus, the chapter points out the emerging discourse of race as a qualification for employment, and briefly details the many issues as well as the role of established laws on such an issue. It also lays out the conceptual foundations upon which the following chapters will be based on.

Keywords:   racial differences, employment qualifications, American workplace, race, civil rights, racial diversity

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