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Titel: Religion and Employment in Northern Ireland.
Verlag: Sage, London
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: 1st Edition
256p hardback, from a Cambridge college library, first edition, dustjacket in excellent condition, plastic cover, tightly bound, red binding cloth pristine, polished gilt letters to spine, internally very clean and bright, hardly any signs of previous use, many tables and figures, very good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 100520
Inhaltsangabe: This is the definitive analysis of a question of crucial importance to Northern Ireland: why are so many Catholics unemployed or in low-paid jobs? Is it the result of active discrimination by Protestant employers or is it determined by factors within the Catholic community, such as large families, low educational qualifications and living in areas of long-term economic decline? Challenging both these opposed orthodoxies, the book offers a convincing analysis of the present position and evaluates the available remedies.
As a detailed case study of religious discrimination in the labour market, the book will be of interest to scholars and professionals in social demography, sociology, political science, social administration, economics, policy studies and geography.
Rezension: `This well-done study, using data through the early 1980s, is an empirically grounded analysis that examines all the standard variables that might account for the differences between the religious groups. Not surprisingly, at least to outsiders, it finds considerable residual difference that is attributed to discrimination' - Religious Studies Review
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