Related Social Issues Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0309076684, 9780309076685
Authors: Committee On Women's Employment, Related Social Issues, National Research Council
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Keywords: research, directions, new, worth, comparable
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Comparable worth--equal pay for jobs of equal value--has been called the civil rights issue of the 1980s. This volume consists of a committee report that sets forth an agenda of much-needed research on this issue, supported by six papers contributed by eminent social scientists. The research agenda presented is structured around two general themes: (1) occupational wage differentials and discrimin......
ISBN: 0309078849, 9780309078849
Authors: Committee On Women's Employment, Related Social Issues, National Research Council
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Keywords: explanations, remedies, trends, workplace, segregation, sex
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How pervasive is sex segregation in the workplace? Does the concentration of women into a few professions reflect their personal preferences, the "tastes" of employers, or sex-role socialization? Will greater enforcement of federal antidiscrimination laws reduce segregation? What are the prospects for the decade ahead? These are among the important policy and research questions raised in this comp......
ISBN: 0309039789, 9780309039789
Authors: Panel On Pay Equity Research, Committee On Women's Employment, Related Social Issues, National Research Council
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Keywords: inquiries, empirical, equity, pay
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Are women paid less than men when they hold comparable jobs? Is there gender bias in the way wages are set? Or can wage differences between men and women be explained by legitimate market forces? Pay Equity: Empirical Inquiries answers these questions in 10 original research papers.The papers explore race- and gender-based differences in wages, at the level both of individuals and of occupations. ......
ISBN: 0309036887, 9780309036887
Authors: Panel On Technology, Women's Employment, Committee On Women's Employment, Related Social Issues, National Research Council
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Keywords: women, employment, volume, technology, clips, chips, paper, computer
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Drawing on the historical changes in five areas--the jobs of telephone operators, workers in the printing and publishing industries, information and data processors, retail clerks, and nurses--this volume offers a comprehensive examination of how microelectronics and telecommunications have affected women's work and their working environments and looks ahead to what can be expected for women worke......
ISBN: 0309097266, 9780309097260
Authors: Bernard Lo, Mary Ellen O'connell, editors, Committee On Ethical Issues In Housing-related Health Hazard Research Involving Children, Youth,, Families
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Keywords: hazards, involving, children, health, related, considerations, research, housing, ethical
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Ethical Considerations for Research on Housing-Related Health Hazards Involving Children explores the ethical issues posed when conducting research designed to identify, understand, or ameliorate housing-related health hazards among children. Such research involves children as subjects and is conducted in the home and in communities. It is often conducted with children in low-income families given......
ISBN: 0309052882, 9780309052887
Authors: committee To Review Specific Scientific, Technical Safety Issues Related To The Ward Valley, California Low-level Radioactive Waste Site, National Research Council
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Keywords: earth, sciences, ecology, issues, seven, valley, examination, ward
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The book examines specific scientific and technical safety issues related to the proposed low-level radioactive waste site at Ward Valley, California. It includes, among other issues, evaluation of the potential for infiltration by shallow subsurface water, contamination of ground water and the Colorado River, damaging effects on the desert tortoise habitat, and restoration of the native vegetatio......
ISBN: 0309085063, 9780309085069
Authors: Committee On Technical Issues Related To Ratification Of The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Committee On International Security, Arms Control, National Academy Of Sciences
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Keywords: test, ban, treaty, nuclear, comprehensive, issues, related, technical
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Drawing upon the considerable existing body of technical material related to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, the National Academy of Sciences reviewed and assessed the key technical issues that arose during the Senate debate over treaty ratification.In particular, these include: (1) the capacity of the United States to maintain confidence in the safety and reliability of its nuclear stockpile i......
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