Occupational Ghettos: The Worldwide Segregation of Women and Men

Occupational Ghettos: The Worldwide Segregation of Women and Men

by Maria Charles, David Grusky
     
 

The authors provide the first comprehensive portrait of the anatomy of occupational sex segregation, casting new light on some long-standing empirical puzzles in the study of gender inequality.See more details below

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The authors provide the first comprehensive portrait of the anatomy of occupational sex segregation, casting new light on some long-standing empirical puzzles in the study of gender inequality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804753296
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
07/26/2005
Series:
Studies in Social Inequality Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,282,936
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The four puzzles of sex segregation3
Ch. 2Toward linking theory and method : a new approach to understanding variability in sex segregation38
Ch. 3The underlying structure of sex segregation in industrial market economies61
Ch. 4Revisiting parsimony : new models of vertical and horizontal segregation94
Ch. 5Profiles of change : sex segregation in the United States, 1910-2000131
Ch. 6Gender and age in the Japanese labor market, 1950-1995179
Ch. 7Gender, nativity, and occupational segregation in Switzerland, 1970-2000213
Ch. 8A framework for analyzing industrial and occupational sex segregation in the United States245
Ch. 9The past, present, and future of occupational ghettos297

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