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Unconsciousness raising: the pernicious effects of unconscious bias


  • Barbara Reskin


Even if we could completely eliminate intentional discrimination, unconscious bias would still remain.

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  • Barbara Reskin, 2005. "Unconsciousness raising: the pernicious effects of unconscious bias," Regional Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Q 1, pages 32-37.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbrr:y:2005:i:q1:p:32-37

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    1. Leonard, Jonathan S, 1989. "Women and Affirmative Action," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 3(1), pages 61-75, Winter.
    2. Leonard, Jonathan S, 1990. "The Impact of Affirmative Action Regulation and Equal Employment Law on Black Employment," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 4(4), pages 47-63, Fall.
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