Women and minority faculty in the academic workplace: recruitment, retention, and academic culture, Volume 27, Issue 6

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Despite their increased numbers, women and minority faculty remain underrepresented in higher education. This report compares and contrasts the workplace experiences of female, Latino, Black, Asian, and Native American faculty. Aguirre examines the organizational features of the academic workplace and explores the challenges of professional socialization.

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ADALBERTO AGUIRRE is Professor of Sociology a the University of California-Riverside. His primary research interests are in the areas of sociolinguistics, sociology of education, critical race theory, and higher education. He has authored books and research articles on such topics as race and ethnic relations. affirmative action in higher education, sociolinguistic theory, and criminal justice. He is the author of the ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report, Chicanos in Higher Education: Issues and Dilemmas for the 21st Century (1993).