ERIC Number: EJ393271
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Reconsidering Fairness: A Matter of Social and Ethical Priorities.
Gottfredson, Linda S.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v33 n3 p293-319 Dec 1988
Argues on basis of research on importance of "g" (intelligence) factor and racial differences in "g" that many valid, unbiased tests can be expected to produce high levels of adverse impact when used in race-neutral manner, especially in high-level jobs. Argues that unrealistic expectation regarding racial parity often leads employers to adopt undesirable practices. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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