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NCJ Number: 92828 Find in a Library
Title: Equal Employment Opportunity and Female Employment in Police Agencies
Journal: Journal of Criminal Justice  Volume:11  Issue:6  Dated:(1983)  Pages:505-523
Author(s): L W Potts
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 19
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: One of the most significant developments in public personnel administration in the past decade has been imposition of the equal employment opportunity mandate.
Abstract: Of special importance to the traditionally male police profession is the requirement that all aspects of public service be open to women. This article discusses the application of equal employment opportunity law to women in policing. It outlines the two major theories of discrimination and then illustrates forms of discrimination against women in law enforcement agencies which have received judicial attention. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Discrimination; Equal opportunity employment; Police women
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