Hardcover

$142.00
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, March 28

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742556133
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/16/2010
Pages: 616
Sales rank: 898,262
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jacqueline Goodman is professor of sociology and director of women's and gender studies at the State University of New York, Potsdam College.

Table of Contents

Part I: Origins of the Gendered Division of Labor
Chapter 1: The Problem with Sex/Gender and Nature/Nurture
Anne Fausto-Sterling
Chapter 2: "Night to His Day": The Social Construction of Gender
Judith Lorber
Chapter 3: Culture, Gender, and Math
Luigi Guiso, Ferdinando Monte, Paola Sapienza, and Luigi Zingales
Chapter 4: Montagnais Women and the Jesuit Program for Colonization
Eleanor Leacock
Chapter 5: Capitalism, Patriarchy, and Job Segregation by Sex
Heidi Hartmann
Part II: Gender and Work in History
Chapter 6: Women's Work and the Family in Nineteenth-Century Europe
Joan W. Scott and Louise A. Tilly
Chapter 7: Housewifery: Household Work and Household Tools under Pre-Industrial Conditions
Ruth Schwartz Cowan
Chapter 8: Black Women, Work, and the Family under Slavery
Jacqueline Jones
Chapter 9: The Paradox of Motherhood: Night Work Restrictions in the United States
Alice Kessler-Harris
Part III: Gender, Wages, and Inequality
Chapter 10: Still A Man's Labor Market: The Long-Term Earnings Gap
Ashley English and Ariane Hegewisch
Chapter 11: The Social Organization of Toy Stores
Christine L. Williams
Chapter 12: The Milk of Human Kindness
Nancy Folbre
Part IV: Gender, Management, and the Professions
Chapter 13: The Impact of Hierarchical Structures on the Work Behavior of Women and Men
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Chapter 14: Women and Men as Litigators: Gender Differences on the Job
Jennifer Pierce
Chapter 15: The Glass Escalator: Hidden Advantages for Men in the "Female" Professions
Christine L. Williams
Chapter 16: Black Mobility in White Corporations: Up the Corporate Ladder but Out on a Limb
Sharon M. Collins
Chapter 17: Gender and Labor in Asian Immigrant Families
Yen Le Espiritu
Part V: Gender and Low-Waged Work
Chapter 18: The Interlocking of Gender with Nationality, Race, Ethnicity, and Class: The Narratives of Women in Hotel Work
Amel Adib and Yvonne Guerrier
Chapter 19: "Outsider Within" the Station House: The Impact of Race and Gender on Black Women Police
Susan E. Martin
Chapter 20: When Feminism Had Class
Dorothy Sue Cobble
Chapter 21: Myths of Docile Girls and Matriarchs: Local Profiles of Global Workers
Carla Freeman
Part VI: Gender and the Global Division of Labor
Chapter 22: New World Domestic Order
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
Chapter 23: Trope Chasing: Making a Local Labor Market
Leslie Salzinger
Chapter 24: Imagining Sex and Gender in the Workplace
Pun Ngai
Chapter 25: Breadwinners No More: Masculinity in Flux
Michele Ruth Gamburd
Chapter 26: Thailand: Because She Looks Like a Child
Kevin Bales
Part VII: Gendered Discrimination at Work
Chapter 27: Unconsciousness Raising
Barbara Reskin
Chapter 28: The Hidden Discourse of Masculinity in Gender Discrimination Law
Tyson Smith and Michael Kimmel
Chapter 29: "That Single Mother Element": How White Employers Typify Black Women
Ivy Kennelly
Chapter 30: Marking Gender Boundaries: Porn, Piss, Power Tools
Susan Eisenberg
Chapter 31: Men Behaving Badly
Margaret Talbot
Part VIII: Family, Gender, and Work
Chapter 32: The Administrative Mother
Arlie Russell Hochschild
Chapter 33: Black Mothering, Paid Work, and Identity
Tracey Reynolds
Chapter 34: Families on the Frontier: From Braceros in the Fields to Braceras in the Home
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
Chapter 35: More Alike than Different: Revisiting the Long-Term Prospects for Developing "European Style" Work/Family Policies in the United States
Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers
Part IX: A Sample of Policy Alternatives
Chapter 36: The Stool Makers of Jobra Village
Muhammad Yunus
Chapter 37: Women's Education: A Global Challenge
Martha C. Nussbaum
Chapter 38: Affirmative Action at School and on the Job
Shannon Harper and Barbara Reskin
Chapter 39: Support for Working Families
Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews