Women and Men at Work

by Irene Padavic,

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  • 9780761987109
  • 9781452267685

The Second Edition of this best selling book provides a comprehensive examination of the role that gender plays in work environments. This book differs from others by comparing women's and men's work status, addressing contemporary issues within a historical perspective, incorporating comparative material from other countries, recognizing differences in the experiences of women and men from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. Relying on both qualitative and quantitative data, the authors seek to link social scientific ideas about workers' lives, sex inequality, and gender to the real-world workplace. This new edition contains updated statistics, timely cartoons, and presents new scholarship in the field. It also provides a renewed focus on reasons for variability in inequality across workplaces. In sum, the second edition of Women and Men at Work presents a contemporary perspective to the field, with relevant comparative and historical insights that will draw readers in and connect them to the wider concern of making sense of our dramatically changing world.

  • SAGE Publications; July 2002
  • ISBN 9781452267685
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  • Title: Women and Men at Work
  • Author: Irene Padavic; Barbara F. Reskin
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications, Inc
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780761987109
  • 9781452267685
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780761987109
  • 9781452267685