The Gendered Economy: Work, Careers, and Success / Edition 1

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Overview

The Gendered Economy provides a readable and comprehensive approach to understanding the leverage points for removing barriers in the labour market facing women. It provides new material on the gendered nature of the economy, behavioural styles and career strategies. It presents alternative frameworks for balancing the scales of justice so that women have an improved opportunity to gain career success in the labour force.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803942165
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 7/23/1991
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: THE IMPACT OF CULTURE AND ECONOMIC STRUCTURE
Sex Role Ideology, the Constitution and Gender Equality in the Labor Force
Women, the Economy, and Careers
PART TWO: SEX, GENDER, STEREOTYPES, AND SUCCESS
Gender Culture and Socialization
Sex-Role Spillover - with Phoebe Morgan Stambaugh
Personal, Familial, and Organizational Roles
Gender, Success, and Behavioral/Leadership Styles - with Marcia Cech-Soucy
Careers
Linking Individuals to Organizations
PART THREE: ALTERNATIVES FOR CHANGE
The Role of the Government and Business - with Kimberly Fisher
Balancing the Scales of Justice - with Deborah De Paoli
Alternatives for Integrating Women's Personal Lives into the US Economy
PART FOUR: A CASE STUDY - WOMEN AND THE ECONOMY IN ARIZONA
Women, Work, and Careers in Arizona - with Marcia Cech-Soucy, Deborah De Paoli and Kimberly Fisher
Consensus Statements and Recommendations of the Fifth Arizona Women's Town Hall

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