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November 1990

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

These include book editor, pharmacist, public relations specialist, bank manager, systems analyst, insurance adjuster, insurance salesperson, real estate salesperson, bartender, baker, and typesetter/compositor. Barbara Reskin is Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois and Vice President of the American Sociological Association. She has published several books, including "Women's Work, Men's Work: Sex Segregation on the Job" (co-authored with Heidi Hartmann). Patricia A. Roos is Associate Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University and author of "Gender and Work: A Comparative Analysis of Industrial Societies."

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface Part I: Explaining the Changing Sex Composition of Occupations 1. Occupational Sex Segregation: Persistence and Change 2. Queuing and Changing Occupational Composition 3. Consequences of Desegregation: Occupational Integration and Economic Equity? Part II: Case Studies of Occupation Change 4. Culture, Commerce and Gender: The Feminization of Book Editing - Barbara F. Reskin 5. Industrial and Occupational Change in Pharmacy: Prescription for Feminization - Polly A. Phipps 6. Keepers of the Corporate Image: Women in Public Relations - Katharine M. Donato 7. High Finance, Small Change: Women's Increased Representation in Bank Management - Chloe E. Bud 8. Programming for Change? The Growing Demand for Women Systems Analysts - Katharine M. Donato 9. Women's Gains in Insurance Sales: Increased Supply, Uncertain Demand - Barbara J. Thomas 10. A Woman's Place is Selling Homes: Occupational Change and the Feminization of Real Estate Sales - Barbara J. Thomas and Barbara F. Reskin 11. Occupational Resegregation among Insurance Adjusters and Examiners - Polly A. Phipps 12. Women Behind Bars: The Feminization of Bartending - Linda A. Detman 13. Baking and Baking Off: Deskilling and the Changing Sex Makeup of Bakers - Thomas Steiger and Barbara F. Reskin 14. Hot-Metal to Electronic Composition: Gender, Technology, and Social Change - Patricia A. Roos Part III: Conclusion Summary, Implications, and Prospects Appendix: Guidelines Used for Occupation Case Studies References Name Index Subject Index About the Authors

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Barbara Reskin is Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois and Vice President of the American Sociological Association. She has published several books, including "Women's Work, Men's Work: Sex Segregation on the Job" (co-authored with Heidi Hartmann). Patricia A. Roos is Associate Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University and author of "Gender and Work: A Comparative Analysis of Industrial Societies." Contributors: Case Studies by Katharine M. Donato, Polly A. Phipps, Barbara J. Thomas, Chloe E. Bird, Linda A. Detman, and Thomas Steiger.

Pressestimmen

"Even in the wake of feminism's ebullient 'second wave,' women routinely and almost universally get a raw deal in the labor market, with women of color getting the rawest deal of all. In Job Queues, Gender Queues, Barbara Reskin and Patricia Roos illustrate this with exemplary clarity." --Felicia Kombluh, Voice Literary Supplement
EAN: 9780877227441
ISBN: 0877227446
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TEMPLE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1990
Seitenanzahl: 400 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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