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Title Gender and work in today's world : a reader / edited by Nancy E. Sacks and Catherine Marrone
Edition First edition
Published London : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 463 pages)
Contents Part, Part I: Women at Work -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 1 Nickel and Dimed: Selling in Minnesota -- chapter 2 Office Ladies: Power, Gender, and Work in Japanese Companies -- chapter 3 Domestica: Maid in L.A. -- chapter 4 Prostitution and Tourism in Southeast Asia -- part, Part II: Men at Work -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 5 Jobs for Black Men: Missing in Action -- chapter 6 Rambo Litigators: Emotional Labor in a Male-Dominated Occupation -- chapter 7 The Corporate Closet: Coming Out, Moving On -- part, Part III: Women and Men in Nontraditional Jobs -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 8 The Glass Escalator: Men Who Do Women's Work -- chapter 9 Ladies on the Lot: Women, Car Sales, and the Pursuit of the American Dream -- chapter 10 Outsiders Within the Station House: The Impact of Race and Gender on Black Women Police -- part, Part IV: Nontraditional Work Structures -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 11 Part-Time Work as Deviance: Stigmatization and Its Consequences -- chapter 12 Temps: De-skilled and Devalued -- chapter 13 Self-Employment as a Response to the Double Day for Women and Men in Canada -- part, Part V: Gender Matters -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 14 The Wage Gap: Myths and Facts -- chapter 15 Peaks and Valleys: The Gendered Emotional Culture of Rescue Workers -- chapter 16 Career Commitments: Women and Men Law School Graduates -- part, Part VI: Problems on the Job -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 17 Sexual Harassment -- chapter 18 Marking Gender Boundaries: Porn, Piss, Power Tools -- chapter 19 Resolving the Harassment Dilemma -- part, Part VII: Work/Home Conflict: Time and Domestic Labor -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 20 Time Bind -- chapter 21 Family Man -- chapter 22 White, Black, and Hispanic Men's Household Labor Time -- part, Part VIII: The Parent Trap -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 23 Mothers at Work: Effects on Children's Well-Being -- chapter 24 Dilemmas of Involved Fatherhood -- chapter 25 Men Don't Do This Sort of Thing: Househusbands -- chapter 26 Why Don't Welfare-Reliant Mothers Go to Work? -- part, Part IX: Work over the Life Course -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 27 The Quest for Children -- chapter 28 Jobs for Mothers: Married Women's Labor Force Reentry -- chapter 29 Retirement: Golden Years for Whom?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sex discrimination in employment.
Sex role in the work environment.
Sexual division of labor.
Women -- Employment.
Sex discrimination in employment.
Sex role in the work environment.
Sexual division of labor.
Women -- Employment.
Form Electronic book
Author Marrone, Catherine, editor.
Sacks, Nancy, editor.
ISBN 0429968817