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Un marco analítico de la discriminación laboral. Teorias, modalidades y estudios para Colombia

  • Jairo Baquero


  • Juan Carlos Guataqui


  • Lina Sarmiento


The purpose of this document is to present a survey of the main theoretical frameworks that deal with the subject of labour discrimination, along with a pedagogical description of the different . A particular chapter is devoted to present the consequences of discrimination for youth of some Latin American countries. Finally we present a survey on the studies that have analyzed the phenomena of discrimination in Colombia, their methodologies and conclusions. ********************************************************************** Este documento presenta un resumen de las principales corrientes teóricas que han tratado de dar una explicación a la discriminación laboral, asi como una exposición pedagógica de las principales modalidades mediante las cuales dicha discriminación se manifiesta. Se realiza un particular análisis de las consecuencias que dicha discriminación tiene, en particular para el caso de los jóvenes de América Latina, y finalmente se realiza una revisión de los estudios que sobre el tema se han realizado en Colombia, sus aspectos metodológicos y las conclusiones a las que dichos estudios han llegado.

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Date of creation: 02 Jun 2000
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