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
Contested Terrain Edwards, Richard C.

Contested Terrain

Author: Edwards, Richard C.
Publisher: Basic Books
Date:
Imprisoning America: The Social Effects of Mass Incarceration

Imprisoning America: The Social Effects of Mass Incarceration

Author:
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
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Beach Time, Bridge Time, and Billable Hours: The Temporal Structure of Technical Contracting James A. Evans, Gideon Kunda, and Stephen R....

Beach Time, Bridge Time, and Billable Hours: The Temporal Structure of Technical Contracting

Author: James A. Evans, Gideon Kunda, and Stephen R....
Publisher: Administrative Science Quarterly
Date:
Sexual Orientation and Labor Market Discrimination Bruce Elmslie and Edinaldo Tebaldi

Sexual Orientation and Labor Market Discrimination

Author: Bruce Elmslie and Edinaldo Tebaldi
Publisher: Journal of Labor Research
Date:
Organizational Hiring Standards Cohen, Yinon and Jeffrey Pfeffer

Organizational Hiring Standards

Author: Cohen, Yinon and Jeffrey Pfeffer
Publisher: Administrative Science Quarterly
Date:

discrimination - CPI Affiliates

Joanne Martin's picture Joanne Martin Fred H. Merrill Professor of Organizational Behavior (emerita); Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Stanford University
John J. Donohue III C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law
Stanford University
Kazimierz Slomczynski's picture Kazimierz Slomczynski Professor of Sociology, Emeritus; Director of CONSIRT (Cross-National Studies: Interdisciplinary Research and Training Program
The Ohio State University
Kevin F. Hallock's picture Kevin F. Hallock Kenneth F. Kahn Dean, ILR School; Joseph R. Rich Professor of Economics and Human Resource Studies; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Cornell University
Kevin Lang's picture Kevin Lang Professor of Economics; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Boston University

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Discrimination - Other Research

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Becoming a Citizen: Incorporating Immigrants and Refugees in the United States and Canada Bloemraad, Irene

Becoming a Citizen: Incorporating Immigrants and Refugees in the United States and Canada

Author: Bloemraad, Irene
Publisher: University of California Press
Date:
Citizenship and Social Class T. H. Marshall and Tom Bottomore

Citizenship and Social Class

Author: T. H. Marshall and Tom Bottomore
Publisher: Pluto Press
Date:
Citizenship, Democracy, and the Civic Reintegration of Criminal Offenders Christopher Uggen, Jeff Manza, Melissa Thompson

Citizenship, Democracy, and the Civic Reintegration of Criminal Offenders

Author: Christopher Uggen, Jeff Manza, Melissa Thompson
Publisher:
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Citizenship and Migration: Globalization and the Politics of Belonging Stephen Castles, Alastair Davidson

Citizenship and Migration: Globalization and the Politics of Belonging

Author: Stephen Castles, Alastair Davidson
Publisher: New York: Routledge
Date:
Manufacturing Consent: Changes in the Labor Process under Monopoly Capitalism Michael Burawoy

Manufacturing Consent: Changes in the Labor Process under Monopoly Capitalism

Author: Michael Burawoy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Date:

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