After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American by John D. Skrentny

By John D. Skrentny

What function should still racial distinction play within the American office? As a kingdom, we depend on civil rights legislations to deal with this query, and the huge Civil Rights Act of 1964 probably replied it: race must never be an element in office judgements. In After Civil Rights, John Skrentny contends that when a long time of mass immigration, many employers, Democratic and Republican political leaders, and advocates have followed a brand new technique to deal with race and paintings. Race is now proper not just in unfavourable instances of discrimination, yet in additional optimistic methods in addition. In brand new office, employers usually perform "racial realism," the place they view race as real--as a role qualification. Many think worker racial adjustments, and occasionally immigrant prestige, correspond to distinctive talents or evoke fascinating reactions from consumers or voters. additionally they see racial variety for you to raise office dynamism. the matter is that once employers see race as valuable for organizational effectiveness, they can be in violation of civil rights law.

After Civil Rights examines this rising process in quite a lot of employment events, together with the low-skilled region, specialist and white-collar jobs, and leisure and media. during this vital ebook, Skrentny urges us to recognize the racial realism already taking place, and lays out a sequence of reforms that, if enacted, may convey the legislations and lived event extra in line, but nonetheless stay respectful of the necessity to safeguard the civil rights of all workers.

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