Women and Work: A Handbook
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Women and Work: A Handbook

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ISBN-13:
9780824076474
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.03.1996
Seiten:
550
Autor:
Paula Dubeck
Gewicht:
943 g
Format:
235x165x34 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
Focuses on vital contemporary issuesWomen in the work force today are still subjected to the "glass ceiling," sexual discrimination, income inequality, stereotyping, and other obstacles to equal employment and professional advancement. Now a collection of 150 original articles written for this handbook explores the challenges and career blocks that today's women face in the workplace, discuss important contemporary issues, and offers a wide range of facts and data on women's employment. Offers insights and information The "Handbook" answer hundreds of questions as it illuminates current achievements and obstacles to success for women in the marketplace. Drawing upon a growing body of research in the social and behavioral sciences, the articles provide insights into such issues as the sex segregation of occupations, comparable worth, women in traditionally male occupations, career plans of college women, gende4r bias in job evaluations and personnel decisions, sexual harassment, the gendered culture of organizations, the effects of maternal employment on children and child care, and more. The articles draw on extensive research and studies on women in the workplace across the U.S. and around the world. A valuable research aid This handbook presents the reader with a broadly-based understanding of women's work experiences and provides a useful set of sources for in depth research. It is a valuable reference for professors, librarians, researchers, guidance counselors, and students who need reliable, up-to-date information. The handbook includes a subject and name index.