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Women and men at work

Author: Padavic, Irene ; Reskin, Barbara Series: Sociology for a new century Publisher: Pine Forge, 2002.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 217 p. : Graphs/Ill./Maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780761987109Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary
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Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary

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Women and Men at Work Contents About the Authors / vii Preface / ix Acknowledgments / xiii 1. Work and Gender / 1 What Work Is / 1 Sex and Gender / 3 Gendered Work / 6 Summary / 15 2. Gendered Work in Time and Place / 17 The Sexual Division of Labor in Preindustrial Europe / 17 The Industrial Revolution / 20 The Sexual Division of Paid and Unpaid Work / 21 The Sexual Division of Labor Around the World / 29 Summary / 35 3. An Overview of Sex Inequality at Work / 37 Sex Inequality in the Contemporary American Workplace / 37 Explanations for Sex Inequality in the Workplace / 39 Summary / 55 4. Sex Segregation in the Workplace / 57 Consequences of Sex Segregation / 58 A History of Sex Segregation in the United States / 60 Cross-National Differences in Sex Segregation / 70 Trends in Sex Segregation / 71 Explanations and Remedies for Sex Segregation / 74 Summary / 94 5. Moving Up and Taking Charge / 97 Women, Men, and Promotions / 97 Women, Men, and Authority / 100 Explanations and Remedies for the Promotion and Authority Gaps / 107 Summary / 119 6. Sex Differences in Earnings / 121 The Cost of Being Female / 121 Explaining the Pay Gap / 129 Employers' Discriminatory Actions / 136 Summary / 146 7. Paid Work and Family Work / 149 The Decline of the Stay-at-Home Wife and Mother / 149 Work-Family Conflict / 151 The Sexual Division of Labor and Work-Family Conflict / 159 Responses to Work-Family Conflicts / 162 Summary / 172 References / 177 Glossary/Index / 201

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