Discriminatory Practices


Discrimination still occurs in the very places where training to prevent racial profiling is now commonplace, such as the workplace, classrooms, airport security lines, and police departments. RAND researchers have examined a broad spectrum of discrimination-related issues such as gender discrimination in the military, the relationship between perceived discrimination and patient experiences with health care, the stigma of mental illness, age management policies, corrupt hiring processes, gender equality, and educational equity.

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    Most CA Residents Facing Psychological Distress Do Not See the Public as Supportive

    Apr 23, 2015

    In a survey of California residents facing psychological distress, only 41 percent believe that people are caring and sympathetic to those with mental illnesses, and 81 percent believe that those with mental illness experience high levels of prejudice and discrimination.

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    Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military

    Dec 4, 2014

    Senior Behavioral Scientists Andrew Morral and Kristie Gore present initial top-line estimates from the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study, an independent assessment of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination in the military.

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