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Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Ann C. McGinley


Masculinity at Work is a theoretical disposition and a practical guide for lawyers and judges on the interpretation of sex and race discrimination cases. It argues that fact finders should consider social science research about masculinity when determining whether an employer has engaged in illegal discrimination in violation of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The book educates the reader about the invisibility of masculine structures and practices, how society constructs concepts of masculinity, and how men (and sometimes women) perform masculinity in different ways depending on their ... More

Keywords: common sense, experts, fact finders, invisibility, Jonathan Martin, masculinity, Richie Incognito, sex and race discrimination, social science research, Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780814796139
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ann C. McGinley, author
University of Nevada