- Oxford Library of Psychology
- The Oxford Handbook of Workplace Discrimination
- About the Editors
- Subtle Discrimination in the Workplace: Individual-Level Factors and Processes
- Group-Based Experiences of Discrimination: Moving Beyond Cognitive Theories
- Organizations, Employment Discrimination, and Inequality
- Employment Discrimination as Unethical Behavior
- Gender Discrimination in the Workplace
- Racial Discrimination in Organizations
- Persons With (dis)Abilities
- Age Discrimination at Work: A Review of the Research and Recommendations for the Future
- Religious Group Discrimination
- Immigrants in the Workplace: Stereotyping and Discrimination
- LGBT Workers
- Family Responsibilities and Career Outcomes: Discriminatory and Nondiscriminatory Explanations
- Modern Discrimination
- Discrimination in Employment Settings
- A Primer on Equal Employment Opportunity Law and Contemporary Enforcement
- Legal Consciousness, Mobilization, and Discrimination Disputes at Work
- International Perspective
- Measuring and Defining Discrimination
- Individual Outcomes of Discrimination in Workplaces
- Impact on Perpetrators
- Impact on Organizations
- A Stigma Lens for Considering What Targets Can Do
- What Can Allies Do?
- Organizational Remedies for Discrimination
- How Much Has America Changed in 50 Years?: An Organizational Psychologist’s Take on Social Justice Progress Since the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Can Scholarly Works on Discrimination Make a Practical Difference?
- Moving Forward from Inequality and Discrimination: Historical Global Perspectives
- Looking Forward: What Lies Ahead in Employment Discrimination Research?
- In Conclusion: Workplace Discrimination in Context
Abstract and Keywords
In the past several decades, research on employment discrimination has been voluminous across a variety of social science disciplines. The intent of this volume on employment discrimination is to provide a review, synthesis, and explanation of research on employment discrimination. Furthermore, the editors and the authors provide insight and direction for future research. This chapter introduces the purpose and general organization of the volume. There are six sections in the volume: “Explanations for Discrimination,” “Targets of Discrimination,” “Manifestations of Discrimination,” “Outcomes of Discrimination,” “Strategies for Reducing Discrimination,” and “Moving Forward.” This introduction provides an overview of each section, along with a brief description of the chapters within each section.
Adrienne J. Colella, Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
Eden B. King, Department of Psychology, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
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