Subtle Yet Significant: The Existence and Impact of Everyday Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

  title={Subtle Yet Significant: The Existence and Impact of Everyday Racial Discrimination in the Workplace},
  author={Elizabeth A. Deitch and Adam P. Barsky and Rebecca M. Butz and S. Chan and A. Brief and Jill C. Bradley},
  journal={Human Relations},
  pages={1299 - 1324}
  • Elizabeth A. Deitch, Adam P. Barsky, +3 authors Jill C. Bradley
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Human Relations
  • In this article, we argue that research concerning workplace discrimination could be advanced by considering ‘everyday discrimination,’ that is, the subtle, pervasive discriminatory acts experienced by members of stigmatized groups on a daily basis. Three studies are reported which use secondary data analysis techniques to provide evidence for the existence of everyday workplace discrimination against Blacks. In addition to demonstrating the occurrence of such discrimination, evidence is… CONTINUE READING
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