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Accent Discrimination: Implications for the Multicultural Educational Institution of the 21st Century

Based on litigation patterns, discrimination because of accent occurs most frequently in colleges and universities, particularly in the classroom. Accent discrimination cases are unlike other employment discrimination cases because successful claims generally do not depend on qualifications, but on accent's effect on job performance. Specific cases outside and within higher education are compared and implications examined. (MSE)

  • Author/Creator: Wyld, David C.
  • Date Published: Fall-Win
  • Journal/Secondary Title: CUPA Journal
  • Number: 3-4
  • Volume: 47
  • Year: 1996

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