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Measuring Institutional Discrimination in the Army: 1974-1980
ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA
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Based on computerized records of the entire Army population from 1974 through 1980, institutional discrimination, as defined, persists through 1980. Blacks, Hispanics, females, and racialethnic others are each nonuniformly distributed across paygrade and occupational categories. Speed of promotion and separation rates vary among the groups. In general, most disparities can be interpreted as disadvantages to the demographic groups in question. Trends over time are considered. Both desirable and undesirable trends are in evidence though others cannot be interpreted unambiguously. Originator supplied keywords include Institutional discrimination, Representation, Discrimination, Organizational horizontalization, Blacks, Hispanics, Females, Female soldiers, Difference indicator, Equal opportunity, Separations.
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