Affirmative action, equal employment opportunity in the criminal justice system
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Affirmative action, equal employment opportunity in the criminal justice system a selected bibliography by Bill Brousseau

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, National Institute of Justice in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Criminal justice personnel -- United States -- Abstracts.,
  • Police -- United States -- Abstracts.,
  • Correctional personnel -- United States -- Abstracts.,
  • Affirmative action programs -- United States -- Abstracts.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Bill Brousseau, Carol Klein ; edited by Nancy Arnesen ; National Criminal Justice Reference Service.
ContributionsKlein, Carol, 1954- joint author., Arnesen, Nancy., National Criminal Justice Reference Service (U.S.), National Institute of Justice (U.S.), Aspen Systems Corporation.
LC ClassificationsHV8143 .B76
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 49 p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4238411M
LC Control Number80602931

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equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and HUMAN RESOURCE ManagementS ROLE Human Resource Management's role is critically important in terms of the equal opportunity for employment and specifically in regards to affirmative action in the hiring process as well as in other areas of relations with employees of the organization. Policy Statement. Duke University prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, . Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Anti-discrimination Policies and Procedures. Equal opportunity and a bias-free environment are necessary for the fair and effective operations of the courts. The New Jersey Judiciary has taken specific actions to make sure that anyone who comes in contact with the court system is treated. Affirmative action was first created from Executive Order , which was signed by President John F. Kennedy on 6 March and required that government employers "not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, or national origin" and "take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are.