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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792390152
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 5/31/1989
  • Series: Evaluation in Education and Human Services Series , #22
  • Edition description: 1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.75 (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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