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Blacks in white-collar jobs.

Brian J. O"Connell

Blacks in white-collar jobs.

by Brian J. O"Connell

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Published by Allanheld Osmun, Universe Books in Montclair, N.J, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLandmark Studies
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 126p. ;
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13712618M

  Jobs that were categorized as white collar include managerial, administrative and sales positions. Blue-collar occupations include production, craft, . However, there are a number of white-collar jobs across various fields--like finance and sales--that do not require a degree. We will look at five of these different jobs in greater detail below.

  Even without discrimination, blacks would have had difficulty competing for white-collar jobs. Blacks began to address this situation in earnest in the first half of the twentieth century and.   Households with educated wives and husbands in "clean" jobs such as supervisory, technical, clerical, and sales--the white-collar jobs in this middle income group--replicated their workplace status within the home; here, too, the wife supervised a worker of inferior economic or racial status just as her husband did on the job.

The debate over offshoring white-collar jobs is red hot. Dissecting the rhetoric and grounding the predictions will help HR plan for future workforce back to when the presidential Author: Pamela Babcock.   The study found that only 8 percent of people employed in white-collar professions are black, and the proportion falls sharply at higher rungs of Author: Lauretta Charlton.


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African Americans are overrepresented in the federal government, which was one of the first sectors to over 20 percent of the black workforce is employed by federal, state and Author: Diamond Sharp. Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Connell, Brian J.

Blacks in white-collar jobs. Montclair, N.J.: Allanheld, Osmun ; New York: distribution, Universe. A review of white-collar employment data from the U.S.

EEOC reveals serious gaps in income, promotional opportunities, and advancement for minorities and women of all races. The term "white-collar worker" was coined in the s by Upton Sinclair, an American writer who referenced the word in connection to clerical, administrative and managerial functions during the s.

A white-collar worker is a salaried professional, typically referring to. Black Collar Worker: A term which formerly referred to those whose collars were often black by the nature of their jobs—e.g., miners (coal) and oil workers. It has morphed and now refers to creative types (artists, graphic designers, video producers) who have made black attire their unofficial uniform.

A white-collar worker is a person who performs professional, managerial, or administrative work. White-collar work may be performed in an office or other administrative setting. White-collar workers include works related to academia, accountancy, business and executive management, management consulting, customer support, market research, finance, human resources, operations research, marketing.

To be a black professional is often to be alone. Most black doctors, lawyers, journalists, and so on—those in white-collar positions that require specialized training and credentialing—work in Author: Adia Harvey Wingfield.

White Collar Jobs. Save Search. LaSalle St. SuiteChicago, IL job seekers. International Jobs Blog Talent Network Site Map. Employers. Browse Products Post Jobs Recruiting Solutions Screening HCM Advertise with Us. careerbuilder. About Us Work at Careerbuilder. A White-Collar Profession is must reading for anyone who wishes to understand racial progress and institutional change.

It is a thoroughly engaging and well-researched chronicling of the African American experience in one of the nation's most important and prominent professions. White Collar jobs now available. Skilled Laborer, Recruitment Consultant, Contract Manager and more on   But after emancipation, whites attempted to limit blacks to menial jobs.

Throughout the late nineteenth century and well into the twentieth, blacks as a group were barred from machine work within the industrial sector, and from white-collar clerical and service work. "Modernization" wore a. Isn’t that proof that blacks are simply less intelligent and hard-working?’ Trapped in this vicious circle, blacks were not hired for white-collar jobs because they were deemed unintelligent, and the proof of their inferiority was the paucity of blacks in white-collar jobs.” People do this with gender equity all the time.

Instead of. Blacks had made inroads into real jobs during and afteronly to see it slip away. Technology has also enabled business to outsource millions of white collar jobs to third world slums and rural backwaters across America further displacing millions of workers and driving down pay scales.

For instance, today more than 30 percent of black men and nearly 60 percent of black women hold white-collar jobs. Whereas in only percent of American physicians were black, the figure is. In an organization, there can be many groups of workers; that can be distinguished by the color of the dress worn by them.

The color of their uniform specifies the job performed by them in the organization. Blue collar jobs are the jobs whereby th. 'White Collar' by Giacomo Patri is a wordless story told in linocuts.

They tell the story of a worker who struggles and what happens to him. In a way, this book represents and early independent graphic novel.

The book starts with a couple introductions. The first is for 4/5. Books or ebooks with white collar crime fiction as a primary theme. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it.

White Collar jobs available on Apply to Quality Assurance Analyst, Examiner, Litigation Associate and more. Prinz, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Status and Privilege.

The Swedish–German sociologist Croner (Croner, ) developed his ‘theory of delegation,’ according to which, most early white-collar jobs in industry emanated through a process of division of labor and of delegation out of functions originally performed by the employer.

An examination of blue- vs white-collar workers' conceptualizations of job satisfaction facets Article in Journal of Vocational Behavior 76(2) April with 9, Reads. America in Black and White: One Nation, Indivisible [Thernstrom, Stephan, Thernstrom, Abigail] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

America in Black and White: One Nation, IndivisibleCited by: -Between andblacks entering white collar jobs went from 14% to 39%. -Increase in white-collar jobs were due to to the government.

-The new black members of the managerial class were much more likely to be found managing small businesses and .This superb book revisits the Ocean Hill–Brownsville crisis—a watershed in modern New York City race relations.

Jerald E. Podair connects the conflict with the sociocultural history of the city and explores its legacy. The book is a powerful, sobering tale of racial misunderstanding and fear, a New York story with national implications.