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Women and men at work / Irene Padavic, Barbara Reskin.

By: Padavic, Irene.
Contributor(s): Reskin, Barbara F.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sociology for a new century: Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Pine Forge Press, c2002Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiii, 217 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 076198710X (pbk.); 9780761987109 (pbk.).Subject(s): Sex discrimination in employment -- United States | Women -- Employment -- United States | Men -- Employment -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Women and men at work.
Contents:
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.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
HQ6060.5.U5 R47 2002 (Browse shelf) Available 0000002191179

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

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

1. Work and gender -- What work is -- Sex and gender -- Gendered work -- Summary -- 2. 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 -- 3. An overview of sex inequality at work -- Sex inequality in the contemporary American workplace -- Explanations for sex inequality in the workplace -- Summary -- 4. 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 -- 5. Moving up and taking charge -- Women, men, and promotions -- Women, men, and authority -- Explanations and remedies for the promotion and authority gaps -- Summary -- 6. Sex differences in earnings -- The cost of being female -- Explaining the pay gap -- Employers' discriminatory actions -- Summary -- 7. 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.

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Irene Padavic is Associate Professor at Florida State University.

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