THUNK – 84. Why Prejudice is Impractical

Most agree that prejudice is wrong, but it’s not just an ethical problem; it’s a practical one, for *everyone.*

-Links for the Curious-

The Harvard Implicit Association Test – implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html

A Report from the Department of Labor’s Federal Glass Ceiling Commission – www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/history/reich/reports/ceiling2.pdf

Carter, Simkins & Simpson’s 2003 paper “Corporate Governance, Board Diversity, and Firm Value” – onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1540-6288.00034/abstract

Dame Stephanie Shirley’s TED talk “Why do Ambitious Women Have Flat Heads?” – www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ftow7dSpaiY

A Forbes article about the effects of more women in the workforce – www.forbes.com/sites/lisaquast/2011/02/14/causes-and-consequences-of-the-increasing-numbers-of-women-in-the-workforce/#154ee7a41c76

A reminder that sexism isn’t a deliberate choice tp be a jerk, it’s often what seems reasonable – www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/01/23/kansas-senator-ladies-no-mini-skirts-please/79223156/

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