Gender Bias as Related to Women in the WorkPlace

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The work environments of men and women differ substantially because they tend to hold different kinds of jobs and because even in the same job they are assigned different kinds of tasks. Furthermore, the nature of work is changing due to shifts toward a service-based economy and the impact of high technology. Men and women may also differ in their responses to the demands of the worker role. All of these factors influence and distinguish the work experience of men and women and therefore require consideration if ...
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Overview

The work environments of men and women differ substantially because they tend to hold different kinds of jobs and because even in the same job they are assigned different kinds of tasks. Furthermore, the nature of work is changing due to shifts toward a service-based economy and the impact of high technology. Men and women may also differ in their responses to the demands of the worker role. All of these factors influence and distinguish the work experience of men and women and therefore require consideration if we are to understand the worker-job interaction.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780738812366
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Pages: 116
  • Product dimensions: 5.84 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Abstract 11
Chapter I Introduction 13
Background 13
Statement of the Problem 14
Purpose of the Study 14
Rationale 14
Chapter II Methodology and Procedures 17
Data and Methods 17
Home-Related Versus Work-Related Criticism 21
Marital Status, Parental Status, and Criticism 22
Differentiation between Home and Work-Related Criticism 26
Expectations Regarding Criticism of Gender Inequality 29
Discussion and Conclusions 37
Chapter III Findings and Evaluation 40
Historical Perspective 40
The Age of Reason 43
The Rise of Women's Movements 43
The Right to Vote 46
Contemporary Women's Movements 47
Women's Organizations 48
Legal Gains 49
Protective Legislation 52
The Equal Pay Act 53
The 1964 Civil Rights Act 54
The Wage Gap and Pay Equity 56
Methods Used to Increase Women's Wages 58
The Gender Differential 60
Gender Equity in Foreign Markets 63
Progress in Women's Employment Rights 64
The Future 73
Chapter IV Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations 79
Summary 79
Conclusion 80
Recommendations 96
Appendix A Text of Attitudinal Items and Index-Construction Details 99
Appendix B Distributions for Selected Socialand Demographic Characteristics of the Sample 105
References 109
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