Students' perceptions of discrimination in the job market

Peterson, Audrey and Taylor, Susan and Charlton, John P. and Ranyard, Rob (2005) Students' perceptions of discrimination in the job market. Project Report. University of Bolton.

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Abstract

In this research we present a short review of literature explaining how historical factors and perceptions of discrimination may lead members of ethnic minority groups to target a restricted range of employment opportunities, thereby leading to disadvantage in job markets. The review shows that much of the research has been conducted in the US, and identifies a need for UK specific research.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Additional Information: This report forms part of the project funded by the European Social Fund 'Perceived discrimination and its effect upon post-higher education job-seeking behaviour'. This paper was used as a basis of a poster presented at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society which took place in Manchester during March 2005.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: School of Education and Psychology > Psychology
Depositing User: Scott Wilson
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2013 12:51
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2013 16:34
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/376

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