Race And Age Of Modern Sexism By Lilia M. Cortina

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Lilia M. Cortina’s article is valid, along with unbiased due to the information collected from social psychological research on modern discrimination, the unpublished quotes throughout the text, and the consideration taken into the fact of race and age for modern sexism; not just of one sex, but of many gender identities as well (pg. 55). This article has been peered reviewed by anonymous critiques (See detailed record and link next to Source: Academy of Management Review). Cortina took consideration to get logical evidence from the social psychological standpoint, along with the conversations for actual experiences from people being affected by discrimination. She takes a historical insight into discrimination for a deepening look as well. Her basis of opinion is logical in that, as a people we are more than not unaware of the discrimination that is being thrown to us or that we can even give on to others. Her insightful figures she displays throughout the text, for the many factors such social, historical events, etc., that play into discrimination, are the logical…show more content…
Now, my interest is mostly aimed at modern sexism in the work place, but the factors of other discrimination ties in together with modern sexism throughout the text and vice versa, giving a widened view of the problems such subtle discriminations in today. Many would like to believe that discrimination is that of almost dead. It is important for the realization that subtle discrimination is as common, as the blunt cruel sexist and racist world that was not all that long ago (Cortina, 2008 pg. 55-56). In order to completely erase discrimination in the work place for woman, one example of modern sexism, the knowledge of subtle discrimination in every form is needed (Cortina, 2008 pg.
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