Racial Integration in Corporate America, 1940-1990 / Edition 1 available in Paperback
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Jennifer Delton received her Ph.D. in History from Princeton University and is currently Associate Professor of History at Skidmore College. She is the author of Making Minnesota Liberal: Civil Rights and the Transformation of the Democratic Party (2002) and several articles on race, politics, and labor. She is a regular contributor to Salmagundi Magazine.
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.