Subtle Sexism / Edition 1

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Overview

Systematically examining and documenting the range of discriminatory behaviour that many women experience on a daily basis, the editor of this volume demonstrates how subtle sexism devalues women and limits their work. Nijole V Benokraitis also explains how these practices can be challenged and changed.

The four parts cover: the continuing significance of sexism; subtle sexism in organizational settings; subtle sexism as social control; and how to change subtle sexism practices.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761903864
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/24/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 356
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE CONTINUING SIGNIFICANCE OF SEXISM
Sex Discrimination at the Turn of the Century - Nijole V Benokraitis
Micro Inequities - Beth Bonniwell Haslett and Susan Lipman
Up Close and Personal
Exploring the Campus Climate for Women Faculty - Judith E Owen Blakemore et al
Who's Laughing? Hillary Clinton in Political Humor - Ann Marshall
PART TWO: SUBTLE SEXISM IN ORGANIZATIONAL SETTINGS
When Good Intentions Are Not Enough - Regina F Bento
Unintentional Subtle Discrimination against Latinas in the Workplace
Subtle Sexism in Engineering - Lisa M Frehill
It's Safer This Way - Susan B Murray
The Subtle and Not-So-Subtle Exclusion of Men in Child Care
Subtle Sexism in the US Military - Richard J Harris and Juanita M Firestone
Individual Responses to Sexual Harassment
PART THREE: SUBTLE SEXISM AS SOCIAL CONTROL
Racial Masques - Yanick St Jean and Joe R Feagin
Black Women and Subtle Gendered Racism
Feminist Family Therapy - Carolyn I Wright and Linda Stone Fish
The Battle against Subtle Sexism
Credibility in the Courts - Lynn Hecht Schafran
Why Is There a Gender Gap?
Some Unanticipated Consequences of Women Guarding Men in Prisons - Richard C Monk
PART FOUR: HOW TO CHANGE SUBTLE SEXISM PRACTICES
Transforming the Classroom - Melissa Kesler Gilbert
Teaching Subtle Sexism through Experiential Role-Playing
Warming Trends - Mary E Kite and Deborah Ware Balogh
Improving the Chilly Campus Climate
The Cultural Politics of Abuse in Lesbian Relationships - Janice L Ristock
Challenges for Community Action
When Do Two Jobs Deserve the Same Pay? - Carolyn Aman and Paula England

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