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date: 04 December 2020

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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.

Keywords: cause, discrimination, target, employment, remedy, manifestation, outcome

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