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Race, identity and work

Author: Ethel L Mickey; Adia Harvey Wingfield
Publisher: Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019. ©2019
Series: Research in the sociology of work, v. 32.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
This volume examines the connections between race and work, focusing on three key themes. First, contributors consider how racial minorities deal with questions of identity in the workplace. This is especially important as ideas about professionalism often hinge on implicitly racialized criteria, to an extent that racial identity may pose a challenge to meeting occupational requirements. Secondly, contributors  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Race, identity and work.
Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ethel L Mickey; Adia Harvey Wingfield
ISBN: 9781787695016 1787695018 9781787695030 1787695034
OCLC Number: 1061100421
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 272 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Ethel L. Mickey and Adia Harvey Wingfield --
Part I : Identity and Identity Work --
"Coming back to who I am" : unemployment, identity, and social support / Lindsey M. Ibanez and Steven H. Lopez --
Sustaining enchantment : how cultural workers manage precariousness and routine / Alexandre Frenette and Richard E. Ocejo --
Part II : Racial Exclusion At Work --
Social capital, relational inequality theory, and earnings of racial minority lawyers / Fiona M. Kay --
Racism, sexism, and the constraints on black women's labor in 1920 / Enobong Hannah Branch --
The downward slide of working-class African American men / George Wilson and Vincent J. Roscigno --
Organizational context and the well-being of Black workers : does racial composition affect psychological distress? / Kevin Stainback, Kendra Jason and Charles Walter --
Occupational composition and racial/ethnic inequality in varying work hours in the Great Recession / Ryan Finnigan and Savannah Hunter --
Part III : Challening Racial Exclusion --
Does the job matter? Diversity officers and radicalized stress / Adia Harvey Wingfield, Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman and Lynn Smith-Lovin --
Occupational activism and racial desegregation at work : activist careers after the nonviolent Nashville civil rights movement / Daniel B. Cornfield, Jonathan S. Coley, Larry W. Isaac and Dennis C. Dickerson --
Framing the professional pose : how collegiate Black men view the performance of professional behaviors / Brandon A. Jackson.
Series Title: Research in the sociology of work, v. 32.
Responsibility: edited by Ethel L. Mickey, Wellesley College, USA ; Adia Harvey Wingfield, Washington University, USA


This volume examines the connections between race and work, focusing how racial minorities deal with identity in the workplace; how workers of color encounter exclusion, marginalization and  Read more...


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In light of the vaunted triumph of the "white working class" in the 2016 election, sociologists examine links between race, identity, and work in the US. In sections on identity and identity work, Read more...

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