Women and Men at Work / Edition 1

Women and Men at Work / Edition 1

by Barbara F. Reskin, Irene Padavic
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803990227

ISBN-13: 9780803990227

Pub. Date: 04/28/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this comprehensive overview of a growing domain of research, Reskin and Padavic examine how gender has shaped the meaning and performance of work. Patterns of sex inequality and segregation as well as the gendered nature of contemporary workplace cultures are demonstrated. The authors provide an especially useful - and critical - summary of economic theories of

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In this comprehensive overview of a growing domain of research, Reskin and Padavic examine how gender has shaped the meaning and performance of work. Patterns of sex inequality and segregation as well as the gendered nature of contemporary workplace cultures are demonstrated. The authors provide an especially useful - and critical - summary of economic theories of gender differences in workplace rewards, such as earnings and authority, as well as an insightful discussion of the interpenetration of family and work life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803990227
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Series:
Sociology for a New Century Series, #8
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Work and Gender
A History of Gendered Work
An Overview of Sex Inequality at Work
Sex Segregation in the Workplace
Sex Differences in Moving Up and Taking Charge
Sex Differences in Earnings
Constructing a Gendered Workplace
Paid Work and Family Work
Women, Men, and Work in the Twenty-First Century

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