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Sexual orientation, gender roles, and occupation: Bias during the selection process?
Two studies were conducted examining the relationship between applicant sexual orientation, applicant gender, and hiring bias for stereotypically masculine and feminine jobs. Study 1 examined the job-related traits associated ...
Bureaucratic mercy: The Home Office and the treatment of capital cases in Victorian England
This dissertation examines the role of the Royal Prerogative of Mercy--the pardoning and mitigating powers of the Crown--in the Victorian criminal justice system. Its principal source has been the hitherto confidential ...
Legal, informational, and testing restrictions in employment: A study of antidiscrimination policy
This dissertation addresses the problem of informational and legal restrictions on employment screening processes such as educational requirements and standardized testing. For the past two decades, the legal system in the ...
Strategic recognition: Watching the state in Shenzhen
Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, People's Republic of China, I offer a reading of Reform and Opening (Gaige Kaifang) in terms of how individuals recognized, manipulated, ...
Consolidation versus fragmentation: Testing optimum metropolitan government structure
The proportion of a unit of government's budget devoted to labor costs determines whether cost reductions at the metropolitan level are achieved through fragmentation or consolidation. Consolidating capital intense functions ...
Route structure and productive efficiency in transpacific air services
Bilateral air service agreements have determined the nature of international air services through regulation of entry, service quality and pricing. Negotiations for such treaties reflect each government's aim to gain at ...