Labour Industrial Relations

New PDF release: A White-Collar Profession: African American Certified Public

By Theresa A. Hammond

ISBN-10: 0807827088

ISBN-13: 9780807827086

ISBN-10: 0807853771

ISBN-13: 9780807853771

one of the significant professions, qualified public accountancy has the main serious underrepresentation of African americans: lower than 1 percentage of CPAs are black. Theresa Hammond explores the heritage in the back of this statistic and chronicles the braveness and resolution of African american citizens who sought to go into the sector. within the strategy, she expands our knowing of the hyperlinks among race, schooling, and economics.

Drawing on interviews with pioneering black CPAs, between different assets, Hammond units the tales of black CPAs opposed to the backdrop of the increase of accountancy as a occupation, the actual demanding situations that African american citizens attempting to input the sector confronted, and the concepts that enabled a few blacks to develop into CPAs. sooner than the Nineteen Sixties, few white-owned accounting businesses hired African americans. purely via national networks verified by way of the 1st black CPAs did extra African american citizens achieve the needful specialist event. The civil rights period observed a few development in integrating the sphere, and black schools spoke back through increasing their courses in enterprise and accounting. within the Eighties, even though, the backlash opposed to affirmative motion heralded the decline of African American participation in accountancy and cleared the path for the miraculous loss of variety that characterizes the sector today.

Show description

Read or Download A White-Collar Profession: African American Certified Public Accountants since 1921 PDF

Best labour & industrial relations books

Download e-book for iPad: The Development and Finance of Global Private Power by M. A. Hines

Dr. Hines attracts on her personal wide around the globe examine and her consultations with significant multinational agencies to supply a accomplished, specified examine of the explanation underlying the emergence of world deepest strength, how one can locate possibilities for additional improvement in the worldwide deepest energy enterprise, and replacement tools and strategies for its improvement and finance.

Download e-book for kindle: American Labor's Global Ambassadors: The International by Robert Anthony Waters Jr.,Geert Van Goethem,Marcel van der

After international battle II, the AFL-CIO pursued an bold schedule of containing international communism and assisting to throw off the shackles of colonialism. This sweeping assortment brings jointly contributions from major historians to discover its successes, demanding situations, and inevitable compromises because it pursued those projects throughout the chilly struggle.

Download e-book for iPad: A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences by Alice Kessler-Harris

During this up to date version of a groundbreaking vintage, Alice Kessler-Harris explores the meanings of women's wages within the usa within the 20th and twenty-first centuries, concentrating on 3 concerns that catch the transformation of women's roles: the conflict over minimal salary for ladies, which exposes the connection among family members ideology and office calls for; the argument bearing on equivalent pay for equivalent paintings, which demanding situations gendered styles of vainness and social association; and the controversy over related worthy, which seeks to include generally woman values into new paintings and kinfolk trajectories.

Get Song of the Stubborn One Thousand: The Watsonville Canning PDF

On September nine, 1985, a thousand regularly Mexican girls staff in Watsonville, California, the “frozen nutrients capital of the world,” have been pressured out on strike in accordance with an try out by means of Watsonville Canning proprietor, Mort Console, to damage their union. They again to paintings eighteen months later. no longer one had crossed the wooden line.

Additional resources for A White-Collar Profession: African American Certified Public Accountants since 1921

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A White-Collar Profession: African American Certified Public Accountants since 1921 by Theresa A. Hammond

by Jeff

Rated 4.29 of 5 – based on 28 votes