Part I: What Employers and Employees Should Know about Sex Discrimination:.
1. Introduction: Understanding Sex Discrimination: Faye J. Crosby (University of California, Santa Cruz) and Margaret S. Stockdale (Southern Illinois University Carbondale).
2. Avoiding Sex Discrimination Litigation and Defending Sex Discrimination Suits: Jonathan D. Wetchler (Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen).
3. When an Individual Finds Herself to be the Victim of Sex Discrimination: Theresa M. Beiner (William H. Bowen School of Law) and Maureen O’Connor (John Jay College of Criminal Justice).
Part II: From the Trenches: Individual Narratives from Plaintiffs, Attorneys, and Expert Witnesses:.
4. Opposing Views, Strongly Held: Ann Branigar Hopkins (Price Waterhouse).
5. Gender Equity at Stanford University: A Story Behind the Statistics: Colleen E. Crangle.
6. How Did a Nice Girl Like You…?: Ellen Kimmel (University of South Florida).
7. A Gender Discrimination Class Action from the Point of View of Plaintiffs’ Lawyers: Donna M. Ryu (Hastings College of the Law) and Jocelyn D. Larkin (The Impact Fund).
8. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Gender Integration of Physically Demanding Positions: Richard S. Ugelow (American University).
9. Reflections on Being an Expert Witness in Class Action Sex Discrimination Litigation: Eugene Borgida (University of Minnesota) and Anita Kim (University of Minnesota).
10. My Experience as an Expert Witness in Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Litigation: Barbara A. Gutek (University of Arizona).
11. Sex Discrimination in the Workplace: Lessons from Two High-Profile Cases: Wayne F. Cascio (University of Colorado at Denver).
Part III: Disciplinary Perspectives:.
12. Sex Discrimination: The Psychological Approach: Peter Glick (Lawrence University) and Susan T. Fiske (Princeton University).
13. Sociological Approaches to Sex Discrimination in Employment: Cecilia L. Ridgeway (Stanford University) and Paula England (Stanford University).
14. Discrimination through the Economist’s Eye: Barbara R. Bergmann (University of Maryland, American University).
15. Legal Perspectives on Employment Discrimination: Deborah L. Rhode (Stanford University) and Joan C. Williams (Hastings College of the Law).
Part IV: Potential Solutions to the Problems of Sex Discrimination in Employment:.
16. A Critical Look at Organizational Responses to and Remedies for Sex Discrimination: Susan Bisom-Rapp (Thomas Jefferson School of Law), Margaret S. Stockdale (Southern Illinois University Carbondale), and Faye J. Crosby (University of California, Santa Cruz).
17. The Watched Variable Improves: On Eliminating Sex Discrimination in Employment: Linda Hamilton Krieger (University of California, Berkeley).
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“Essential reading for anyone seeking a deep understanding, in an accessible style, of the causes – and methods of preventing – sex discrimination in the workplace. Students and scholars alike will both enjoy and benefit from reading this book.”
Nyla R. Branscombe, University of Kansas
“This is the most comprehensive treatment of sex discrimination ever published. A landmark book on a topic of vast importance.”
Linda K. Stroh, Loyola University Chicago
"Sex Discrimination in the Work Place is an important book and an excellent resource that should be in every library. The editors not only did a great job of identifying and recruiting a truly distinguished list of contributors, they also effectively edited. Despite the differences in contributor orientations and disciplines and the potential complexities of the material, the chapters are uniformly well written—clear, accessible and informative throughout." Springer Science
“Crosby, Stockdale, and Ropp have compiled a comprehensive, practical, and research-based book. Its strength is the format.”
“Readers … will gain a great deal of insight into the problem from some of the top academics and practitioners working in this arena.” PsycCritiques (APA)
- Examines sex discrimination through the eyes of law, economics, sociology, and psychology, providing expert descriptions of the fundamental research related to sex discrimination and their field
- Contains first hand accounts of sex discrimination cases, many of which relate to landmark contemporary incidents
- Concludes with solutions to the problems of discrimination from individual, organizational, and societal perspectives
- Written in clear, engaging prose with contributions from eminent scholars