Handbook of Gender and Work / Edition 1

Handbook of Gender and Work / Edition 1

by Gary N. Powell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761913556

ISBN-13: 9780761913559

Pub. Date: 07/28/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

'The structure of the book does mean chapters or sections can be read in isolation, and discrete themes investigated using the indexes. This is where it succeeds as a reference work for scholars. At the same time there is much readable material for those with a general interest in the subject' - Career Guidance

The Handbook of Gender and Work is a

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'The structure of the book does mean chapters or sections can be read in isolation, and discrete themes investigated using the indexes. This is where it succeeds as a reference work for scholars. At the same time there is much readable material for those with a general interest in the subject' - Career Guidance

The Handbook of Gender and Work is a comprehensive synthesis of current literature and knowledge regarding gender in organizations.

A multinational group of leading scholars and researchers from across the disciplines examines the influence of gender (on its own and with other factors) on the conduct of work and the roles and experience of people in the workplace.

Amongst the topics inclu

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761913559
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
676
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Gary N Powell
Examining the Intersection of Gender and Work
PART ONE: GENDER AND OTHER IDENTITIES
Sex and Gender in the New Millenium - Karen Korabik
The Color and Culture of Gender in Organizations - Bernardo M Ferdman
Attending to Race and Ethnicity
PART TWO: THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIETAL CONTEXT
Gender and the Changing Nature of Work - Cary L Cooper and Suzan Lewis
Gender and Service Delivery - Barbara A Gutek, Bennett Cherry and Markus Groth
On the Gendered Substructure of Organization - Mark Maier
Dimensions and Dilemmas of Corporate Masculinity
The Gender Gap in Earnings - Patricia A Roos and Mary Lizabeth Gatta
Trends, Explanations and Prospects
The Sex Segregation of Occupations - Jerry A Jacobs
Prospects for the 21st Century
PART THREE: ORGANIZATIONAL, GROUP AND INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES
Gender Bias in Interviewers' Evaluations of Applicants - Laura M Graves
When and How Does It Occur?
Gender Influences on Performance Evaluations - Kathryn M Bartol
Group Gender Composition and Work Group Relations - Pamela S Tolbert, Mary E Graham and Alice O Andrews
Theories, Evidence and Issues
Gender Effects on Social Influence and Emergent Leadership - Linda L Carli and Alice H Eagly
'Re-Viewing' Gender, Leadership and Managerial Behavior - D Anthony Butterfield and James P Grinnell
Do Three Decades of Research Tell Us Anything?
Global Leaders - Nancy J Adler
Women of Influence
A Multiperspective Framework of Sexual Harassment - Lynn Bowes-Sperry and Jasmine Tata
Reviewing Two Decades of Research
Romantic Relationships in Organizational Settings - Gary N Powell and Sharon Foley
Something to Talk About
PART FOUR: CAREERS AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE
Gender and Careers - Linda K Stroh and Anne H Reilly
Present Experiences and Emerging Trends
Reflections on the Glass Ceiling - Gary N Powell
Recent Trends and Future Prospects
Gender and Mentoring Relationships - Belle Rose Ragins
A Review and Research Agenda for the Next Decade
Women Entrepreneurs - Dorothy Perrin Moore
Approaching a New Millenium
Research on Work, Family and Gender - Jeffrey H Greenhaus and Saroj Parasuraman
Current Status and Future Directions
Stress and the Working Woman - Marilyn J Davidson and Sandra Fielden
PART FIVE: ORGANIZATIONAL INITIATIVES
Affirmative Action - Alison M Konrad and Frank Linnehan
History, Effects and Attitudes
Impacts of Diversity and Work-Life Initiatives in Organizations - Sharon A Lobel
PART FIVE: CONDUCTING FUTURE RESEARCH
Methodological Issues in Conducting Research on Gender in Organizations - Elizabeth A Cooper and Susan M Bosco

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