Inventing Equal Opportunity

Inventing Equal Opportunity

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The author demonstrates how corporate personnel experts, not Congress or the courts, determined what equal opportunity meant in practice, designing changes in how employers hire, promote, and fire workers, and ultimately defining what discrimination is, and is not. He shows how Congress and the courts merely endorsed programs devised by corporate personnel.--[book jacket]aquot;aquot;Inventing Equal Opportunityaquot; is the most important work of organizational sociology of the last quarter century.

Title:Inventing Equal Opportunity
Author:Frank Dobbin
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2009-05-26


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