Padavic, Irene.

Women and men at work / Irene Padavic, Barbara Reskin. - 2nd ed. - Thousand Oaks : Pine Forge Press, c2002. - xiii, 217 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. - Sociology for a new century . - Sociology for a new century. .

Revision of: Women and men at work / Barbara Reskin, Irene Padavic. 1994.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-200) and index.

Work and gender -- What work is -- Sex and gender -- Gendered work -- Summary -- Gendered work in time and place -- The sexual division of labor in preindustrial Europe -- The industrial revolution -- The sexual division of paid and unpaid work -- The sexual division of labor around the world -- Summary -- An overview of sex inequality at work -- Sex inequality in the contemporary American workplace -- Explanations for sex inequality in the workplace -- Summary -- Sex segregation in the workplace -- Consequences of sex segregation -- A history of sex segregation in the United States -- Cross-national differences in sex segregation -- Trends in sex segregation -- Explanations and remedies for sex segregation -- Summary -- Moving up and taking charge -- Women, men, and promotions -- Women, men, and authority -- Explanations and remedies for the promotion and authority gaps -- Summary -- Sex differences in earnings -- The cost of being female -- Explaining the pay gap -- Employers' discriminatory actions -- Summary -- Paid work and family work -- The decline of the stay-at-home wife and mother -- Work-family conflict -- The sexual division of labor and work-family conflict -- Responses to work-family conflicts -- Summary. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

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Sex discrimination in employment--United States.
Women--Employment--United States.
Men--Employment--United States.

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