Politics, Culture & Society Brownbag: Victor Ray (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
"A Theory of Racialized Organizations"
Monday, February 11, 2019
Organizational theory scholars typically see organizations as race-neutral bureaucratic structures, while race and ethnicity scholars have largely neglected the role of organizations in the social construction of race. The theory developed in this article bridges these subfields, arguing that organizations are racial structures—cognitive schemas connecting organizational rules to social and material resources. To read the rest of the abstract, please click the link.