Gender Differences At Work

Gender Differences At Work

by Christine L. Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520074254

ISBN-13: 9780520074255

Pub. Date: 05/01/1991

Publisher: University of California Press


Nurses and marines epitomize accepted definitions of femininity and masculinity. Using ethnographic research and provocative in-depth interviews, Christine Williams argues that our popular stereotypes of individuals in nontraditional occupations—male nurses and female marines for example—are entirely unfounded. This new perspective helps to account for…  See more details below

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Nurses and marines epitomize accepted definitions of femininity and masculinity. Using ethnographic research and provocative in-depth interviews, Christine Williams argues that our popular stereotypes of individuals in nontraditional occupations—male nurses and female marines for example—are entirely unfounded. This new perspective helps to account for the stubborn resilience of occupational stratification in the face of affirmative action and other anti-discrimination policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520074255
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
05/01/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.63(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.63(d)

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