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Mechanisms for hiring discrimination of immigrant applicants in the United States
Purpose: Few studies examine how hiring discrimination can be an antecedent to the labor exploitation of immigrant workers. The main purpose of this paper is to advance the theoretical understanding of how the intersectionality ...
Biracial identity development: A study of colorism and racial invalidation
I examine the impact familial and social dynamics play in bi/multiracial (my term for non-monoracial people) women’s sense of their own racial identity. I argue for the need to reevaluate our understanding of colorism when ...
The social lives of informal dementia caregivers
In the coming decades, there may not be enough professional caregivers to meet the needs of elderly and disabled persons; family and friends will take on more informal care roles than in the past, with great social impact, ...
Intersections of religion and race in Women's and Gender Studies: Possibilities for teaching introductory courses
This dissertation study aims to improve social-justice education by investigating an area of diversity that is often overlooked within the field of women’s and gender studies (WGS): religion. Using introductory WGS courses ...
Examining drug use stigma: Considerations from race and drug type
Despite data showing 80% of crack defendants to be Black while 66% of those who use crack are White or Hispanic, a gap exists in academic understanding of drug use stigma related to racialized drug types. For this reason, ...
Examining the intersections of age, race, and mental health through linguistic analysis
The purpose of the current study was to examine patterns in the language used to describe individuals at different stages of the lifespan, and to determine through a framework of intersectionality, whether language use ...