Discrimination and Poverty

  • Shelley Correll
  • Cecilia Ridgeway
  • David Pedulla

Leaders: Shelley Correll, David Pedulla, Cecilia Ridgeway 

The Poverty and Discrimination RG is charged with developing a regularized protocol for measuring the amount and extent of discrimination in labor and housing markets. It is increasingly clear that labor market discrimination, far from withering away, remains very prominent for many statuses and in many types of markets. However, because this research tradition is based on “one-off” audit studies and laboratory experiments, it is not possible to compare across studies and assess which types of discrimination are the most important or the most resistant to change. There is accordingly a need to build a standardized protocol for monitoring trends in discrimination across the various types of discrimination in play (e.g., poverty status, employment status, homelessness, economic background, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, incarceration status, citizenship, religion, disability). The twofold objective of this protocol is to make it possible to assess which types of discrimination are especially prominent and which types are growing weaker or stronger over time.

 

Discrimination - CPI Research

Title Author Media
Who's "In" and Who's "Out": State Fragmentation and the Struggle over Gay Rights, 1974-1999 Regina Werum, Bill Winders

Who's "In" and Who's "Out": State Fragmentation and the Struggle over Gay Rights, 1974-1999

Author: Regina Werum, Bill Winders
Publisher: Social Problems
Date:
Discrimination against Lesbians in the Work Force Levine, Martin P. and Robin Leonard.

Discrimination against Lesbians in the Work Force

Author: Levine, Martin P. and Robin Leonard.
Publisher: Signs
Date:
Why Do So Many Young American Men Commit Crimes and What Might We Do About It? Richard B. Freeman

Why Do So Many Young American Men Commit Crimes and What Might We Do About It?

Author: Richard B. Freeman
Publisher:
Date:
The Economics of Discrimination Becker, Gary

The Economics of Discrimination

Author: Becker, Gary
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Date:
Rethinking Employment Discrimination and Its Remedies Barbara Rskin

Rethinking Employment Discrimination and Its Remedies

Author: Barbara Rskin
Publisher:
Date:

discrimination - CPI Affiliates

Susan Fiske's picture Susan Fiske Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology; Professor of Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Princeton University
Valerie Purdie-Vaughns's picture Valerie Purdie-Vaughns Director for the Laboratory of Intergroup Relations and the Social Mind; Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology; Research Fellow at the Institute for Research on African-American Studies
Columbia University
William T. Bielby Professor of Sociology
University of Illinois-Chicago
Deborah Prentice's picture Deborah Prentice Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Psychology, Dean of Faculty
Princeton University
Deborah Rhode's picture Deborah Rhode Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law; Director, Center on the Legal Profession
Stanford University

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Discrimination - Other Research

Title Author Media
Illegal Migration from Mexico to the United States Gordon H. Hanson

Illegal Migration from Mexico to the United States

Author: Gordon H. Hanson
Publisher:
Date: 04/2006
Housing Discrimination in Metropolitan America: Explaining Changes between 1989 and 2000 Stephen L. Ross and Margery Austin Turner

Housing Discrimination in Metropolitan America: Explaining Changes between 1989 and 2000

Author: Stephen L. Ross and Margery Austin Turner
Publisher:
Date: 05/2005
Flexible Firms and Labor Market Segmentation: Effects of Workplace Restructuring on Jobs and Workers Arne. L. Kalleberg

Flexible Firms and Labor Market Segmentation: Effects of Workplace Restructuring on Jobs and Workers

Author: Arne. L. Kalleberg
Publisher: Work and Occupations
Date: 05/2003
Urban Poverty and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from a Randomized Housing-Mobility Experiment Jens Ludwig, Greg J. Duncan and Paul Hirschfield

Urban Poverty and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from a Randomized Housing-Mobility Experiment

Author: Jens Ludwig, Greg J. Duncan and Paul Hirschfield
Publisher: Quarterly Journal of Economics
Date: 05/2001
Skill-Biased Technological Change and Wage Inequality: Evidence from a Plant Retooling Roberto M. Fernandez

Skill-Biased Technological Change and Wage Inequality: Evidence from a Plant Retooling

Author: Roberto M. Fernandez
Publisher: American Journal of Sociology
Date: 02/2001

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