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Ethnicity at work

Philippe I. Bourgois

Ethnicity at work

divided labor on a Central American banana plantation

by Philippe I. Bourgois

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Costa Rica,
  • Panama
    • Subjects:
    • United Fruit Company -- Employees -- Case studies.,
    • Banana trade -- Costa Rica -- Employees -- Case studies.,
    • Banana trade -- Panama -- Employees -- Case studies.,
    • Discrimination in employment -- Costa Rica -- Case studies.,
    • Discrimination in employment -- Panama -- Case studies.,
    • Racism -- Costa Rica -- Case studies.,
    • Racism -- Panama -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPhilippe I. Bourgois.
      SeriesJohns Hopkins studies in Atlantic history and culture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.B232 C83 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 311 p. :
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2035652M
      ISBN 10080183693X
      LC Control Number88011778

        Which race or ethnicity has the best work ethic? Some say that hands down, it is the Asian countries. Countries like India, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Japan, Korea, etc., put in more time at work than those of us in the U.S. It is not uncommon in . This book investigates the interface of ethnicity with occupation, empirically observed in luxury international hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It employs the two main disciplines of anthropology and sociology in order to understand the root causes and meaning of ethnicity at work Brand: Springer Singapore.

      Racism at Work October marked the 50th anniversary of the Race Relations Amendment Act which outlawed, among other things, racial discrimination in employment. Yet racism remains a widespread and endemic feature of everyday working life for many people in Britain.   released workplace diversity figures for the first time on Friday and they did little to set the Seattle online retailer apart from its tech industry peers.. Amazon, which employs more.

        A specialist in issues of gender, race, and management, she presents frequently at academic conferences, and is the author of many articles, case studies, and encyclopedia entries. Her books include Management, Gender, and Race in the 21st Century and Management and Gender: Issues and Attitudes (Praeger, ).Author: Margaret Foegen Karsten. Ethnic minorities currently make up 11% of the UK working-age population, 1 in 4 pupils in primary school education in the UK are from an ethnic minority background and Britain's current and future workforce is racially and culturally diverse and progressive employers recognise that it makes good business sense to understand, utilise and grow.


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Ethnicity at Work (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture) Hardcover – May 1, by Professor Philippe Bourgois (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editionsCited by: (Michele A.

Paludi, PhD, Editor of Women, Work, and Family: How Companies Thrive with a 21st-Century Multicultural Workforce) "This very impressive volume provides a fresh and unique perspective on a range of contemporary race, gender, and ethnicity challenges in the workplace.

The editor has assembled an excellent group of contributors who address complex issues in an authoritative and Format: Hardcover.

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Introduction: the scope for ethnicity / Sandra Wallman --Trading stereotypes: the case of English Gypsies / Judith Okely --Exclusion and opportunity: traditions of work amongst British Jews / Barry Kosmin --Dishwashers and proprietors: Macedonians in Toronto's restaurant trade / Harry Vjekoslav Herman --Pivots and presents: Asian brokers in.

Using an international approach, this book demonstrates the way that the intersection of gendered and ethnic identities operate at work and home.

It provides an authoritative account of ethnicity and gender at work, and the theoretical underpinning explanations. Table of contents (12 chapters). While diversity is often viewed in relation only to race, ethnic and gender differences, in the case of the workplace, diversity can cover all aspects in which people are different, including age, gender, ethnicity, language, cultural background, religious belief, sexual orientation and family responsibilities, as well as educational level, work and life experience, personality and marital status.

First written in response to CSWE mandates in the early s for the incorporation of ethnicity in the social work practice sequence, this book is one of the most well-known and respected books on ethnic-sensitive social work practice, diversity practice, or practice with : Justin Dise.

Race Discrimination and the Management of Ethnic Diversity at Work: The Case of Elementary Teachers in Ireland Thomas Walsh and Rory Mc Daid 81 Race Discrimination at Work in the United Kingdom Rifat Kamasak, Mustafa F. Özbilgin, Meltem Yavuz and Can Akalin Ethnic Discrimination in the Labour Market: The Dutch Case Iris Andriessen Author: Joana Vassilopoulou.

Race and Ethnicity at Work modern economic power and industrialisation, racist ideologies of superiority exist and result in the differentiated treatment of people with varied racial origins. The six articles in this sensitive and thoughtful issue of American Behavioral Scientist, entitled Race, Ethnicity, and Inequality in the Workplace: Evolving Issues and edited by George Wilson of Miami University, analyze the various aspects of this "modern discrimination," including the dynamics of hiring, promotions, and job dismissals; the.

Ethnicity at Work. Editors (view affiliations) Sandra Wallman; Textbook. 76 Citations; Downloads; Chapters Table of contents (11 chapters) About About this book; Table of contents.

Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xii. PDF. Introduction. Sandra Wallman. Pages Trading Stereotypes S.S.R.C. Research Unit in Ethnic Relations. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Original imprint covered by label, as above. Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.

Using an international approach, this book demonstrates the way that the intersection of gendered and ethnic identities operate at work and home. It provides an authoritative account of ethnicity and gender at work, and the theoretical underpinning explanations.

This book provides an authoritative account of ethnicity and gender in the workplace. It will be essential reading for scholars and policy makers concerned with inequalities, career and employment relations, but its distinction is to show how these factors intertwine in people's lives.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace: Management, gender, and ethnicity in the United States. Volume 1 of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace: Issues and Challenges for Today's.

Start studying Chapter 9: Culture and Ethnicity (Work Book). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Children’s Books That Tackle Race and Ethnicity By MARIA RUSSO SEPT. 23, The movement calling for more diversity in children’s books has been gaining momentum in the last couple of years.

Margaret Foegen Karsten, professor and internship coordinator in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Business, has edited a new book, “Gender, Race, and Ethnicity Author: Margaret Karsten. Companies with a diverse workforce tend to perform better than those that do not.

This report explores how businesses and other groups are encouraging people. Abstract. Background Previous research has suggested higher work stress among minority ethnic workers. Aims To determine levels of work stress in three ethnic groups, consider the contribution of racial discrimination to the groups' profiles of occupational and demographic associations with stress, and assess the association between work stress and by:.

About this title Using an international approach, this book demonstrates the way that the intersection of gendered and ethnic identities operate at work and home. It provides an authoritative account of ethnicity and gender at work, and the theoretical underpinning explanations.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.5/5(1). John Piper discusses seven reasons why this book of love, ethnicity, and God's sovereignty deserves our attention. Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from A Sweet & Bitter Providence: Sex, Race, and the Sovereignty of God by John Piper (Crossway).Author: Manhood And Womanhood.Featuring contributions from such influential authors as Nancy Adler, Gail Evans, and Gary Powell, this set 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.

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