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By John D. Skrentny

What position may still racial distinction play within the American office? As a country, we depend on civil rights legislations to deal with this question, and the huge Civil Rights Act of 1964 likely responded it: race mustn't ever 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 correct not just in destructive instances of discrimination, yet in additional optimistic methods in addition. In contemporary office, employers usually perform "racial realism," the place they view race as real--as a role qualification. Many think worker racial changes, and infrequently immigrant prestige, correspond to precise talents or evoke fascinating reactions from consumers or electorate. in addition they see racial variety with a view to elevate office dynamism. the matter is that after employers see race as necessary for organizational effectiveness, they can be in violation of civil rights law.

After Civil Rights examines this rising procedure in quite a lot of employment occasions, together with the low-skilled area, expert 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 chain of reforms that, if enacted, might carry the legislation and lived event extra in line, but nonetheless stay respectful of the necessity to guard the civil rights of all workers.

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