Twomey, David P. “Civil Rights Act of 1964”. Edited by Cary L. Cooper, Chris Argyris, and William H. Starbuck. Blackwell encyclopedia of management, 2005. http://hdl.handle.net/2345/1521.
This encyclopedia entry describes the historical context of this expansive law, intended to provide redress for a range of civil rights violations, and this selection focuses on discrimination in employment. The author explains who is covered under this law, and describes the types of violations that are actionable. Explanations are given as to legal theories, filing procedures, exceptions to this law, as well as defenses.