Test Policy and the Politics of Opportunity Allocation: The Workplace and the Law / Edition 1

Test Policy and the Politics of Opportunity Allocation: The Workplace and the Law / Edition 1

by Bernard R. Gifford

ISBN-10: 0792390156

ISBN-13: 9780792390152

Pub. Date: 05/31/1989

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Product Details

Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
Evaluation in Education and Human Services Series, #22
Edition description:
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

I Grounding Testing Policy: Three Perspectives.- The Allocation of Opportunities and the Politics of Testing: A Policy Analytic Perspective.- The Mandarin Mentality: Civil Service and University Admissions Testing in Europe and Asia.- Testing Companies, Trends, and Policy Issues: A Current View from the Testing Industry.- II Testing and the Law: Title VII and the Federal Guidelines.- Employment Testing and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.- Non-Discriminatory Use of Personnel Tests Conference Remarks.- The Uniform Guidelines and Subjective Selection Criteria and Procedures Conference Remarks.- III Testing and the Law: The Role of the Courts.- Testing, Public Policy, and the Courts.- Testing in Elementary and Secondary Schools: Can Misuse Be Avoided?.- IV Testing in the Workplace: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives.- Economic Models of Discrimination, Testing, and Public Policy.- Ability Testing for Job Selection: Are the Economic Claims Justified?.- Examples of Testing Programs in the Insurance Industry and a Discussion of Employment Testing Policy Issues.- Test Scores and Evaluation: The Military as Data.- Los Angeles Testing Policies Conference Remarks.

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