ERIC Number: ED476226
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Paychecks: A Guide to Conducting Salary-Equity Studies for Higher Education Faculty. Second Edition.
This guidebook is designed as a resource for those in the higher education community who want to conduct analyses of bias in faculty salaries or to understand and interpret the results of studies presented to them. This edition will help readers detect gender and face bias in current rank, select a salary-equity consultant, understand different perspectives on how bias occurs and ways to remedy it, and accomplish many other tasks related to ensuring equity in faculty salaries. The chapters are: (1) "Introduction to Equal Pay for Equal Work" (Lois Haignere); (2) "Considerations before Launching a Salary Study" (Lois Haignere and Donna Euben); (3) "Database Decisions and Development" (Lois Haignere and Yangjing Lin); (4) "Gender and Race Bias in Current Rank" (Lois Haignere and Bonnie Eisenberg); (5) "Gender and Race Bias in Salaries" (Lois Haignere); (6) "Small Errors with Big Consequences" (Lois Haignere); and (7) "Diagnosis Dynamics and Treatment Turmoil" (Lois Haignere). Nine appendixes contain supplemental information in essays on specific topics, such as study methodology, contract language, discrimination law, and statistical techniques. (Contains 10 tables, 9 figures, and 154 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Contract Salaries, Databases, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Research Methodology, Sex Discrimination, Teacher Salaries
American Association of University Professors, 1012 Fourteenth Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 (members, $18; nonmembers, $28). Tel: 202-737-5900; Web site: http://www.aaup.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Univ. Professors, Washington, DC.; United Univ. Professions, Albany, NY.
Note: Also produced by Haignere, Inc.