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Real Heat Gender and Race in the Urban Fire Service

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Affirmative action at the street level Carol Chetkovich explores the ways in which this program has succeeded and failedChetkovich follows the men and women of Carol Chetkovich explores the ways in which this program has succeeded and failedChetkovich follows the men and women of Oakland Fire Department Class 1 91 through their academy training and eighteen month probation In vivid and sometimes surprising narratives newcomers tell of their first battle with a Ull fledged fire their reactions TO HAZING RITUALS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIPS hazing rituals and their relationships veterans and fellow TRAINEES REAL HEAT EXPLORES HOW THE PROCESS OF BECOMING Real Heat explores how the process of becoming firefighter interacts with the dimensions of race and gender to support some the process of becoming firefighter interacts with the dimensions of race and gender to support some discourage others The book examines the implications of these interactions for public policy and social ustice. .

In the struggle over affirmative no employment setting has seen friction than urban fire departments Thirty of legal and political efforts have opened employment setting has seen friction than urban fire departments Thirty years of legal and efforts have opened doors of this historically white male preserve but men of color have yet to consolidate their gains and women's progress has been even tenuous In this uniue and compelling account of. ,