Racial Integration in Corporate America, 1940-1990 / Edition 1

Racial Integration in Corporate America, 1940-1990 / Edition 1

by Jennifer Delton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521730805

ISBN-13: 9780521730808

Pub. Date: 10/31/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the first book to examine how corporations contributed to integrating racial minorities into the American workplace in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Overview

This is the first book to examine how corporations contributed to integrating racial minorities into the American workplace in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521730808
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2009
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Color-Blind Groundwork, 1940–61: 1. The African American struggle for jobs; 2. Fair employment is good business; 3. Racial liberalism and the mid-twentieth century executive; 4. Human relations in management; 5. Human relations at International Harvester and Pitney-Bowes; Part II. Color-Conscious Ascendancy, 1961–1990: 6. How compliance became voluntarism; 7. The National Association of Manufacturers helps out; 8. Changing hiring criteria; 9. The Du Pont company's affirmative action efforts; Epilogue: from affirmative action to diversity.

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