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Gender and family issues in the workplace

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Published by R. Sage Foundation in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working mothers -- Congresses,
  • Married women -- Employment -- Congresses,
  • Work and family -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGender & family issues in the workplace
    StatementFrancine D. Blau, Ronald G. Ehrenberg, editors.
    ContributionsBlau, Francine D., Ehrenberg, Ronald G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ759.48 .G47 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1006677M
    ISBN 100871541173
    LC Control Number96046510

    What family issues are present in “Enrique’s Journey” (Nazario book)? Lecture: Sex. Gender & Gender roles (drawing on Risman rdg. 21 in Ch. & Vig. a lot here) Sexual Orientation. Relationship between all 3 of these factors (not so straightforward always) & Examples of each Wage gap (What is it & how much it is). Walmart example. Gender roles are defined by the socio-cultural norms of any society. In most of the societies the family systems are based on the gender roles and it is the pre-designed gender roles that help members of the family to run the family with bound responsibilities.

      Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace Emerging Issues and Enduring Challenges. by Margaret Foegen Karsten, Editor. For America to prosper, organizations need to address disparate treatment of women and people of color in the workplace. It is time for the business community to embrace the messages and approaches in this book." —David E. Meador, Senior VP and Chief Financial Officer, DTE Energy "Beyond Work-Family Balance" demonstrates convincingly that it is possible to have both gender equity and improved workplace performance—the "Dual Agenda.".

      Joanne Lipman, the New York Times Bestselling Author Of 'That's What She Said' Shares Five Key (Actually Six) Solutions For Dealing With Complex Gender Equality Workplace IssuesAuthor: NJ Falk. Gender in the workplace. Is it still an issue? While it is increasingly easier in the early 21st century for women to work, manage, and take positions of high responsibility in American business, some issues and difficulties still remain. This series of vignettes touches on some difficult situations?for both women and men?involving sexual and romantic relationships in the workplace, decisions on w.


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Gender and Family Issues in the Workplace offers an innovative and up-to-date investigation into women's chances for success and equality in the modern economy. FRANCINE D. BLAU is Frances Perkins Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University and research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge.

Yet, as Gender and Family Issues in the Workplace reveals, motherhood remains a primary obstacle to women's economic success. This volume offers fascinating and provocative new analyses of women's status in the labor market, as it explores the debate surrounding parental leave: Do policies that mandate extended leave protect jobs and promote Cited by: Gender and Family Issues in the Workplace Book Description: Today, as married women commonly pursue careers outside the home, concerns about their ability to achieve equal footing with men without sacrificing the needs of their families trouble policymakers and economists alike.

Get this from a library. Gender and family issues in the workplace. [Francine D Blau; Ronald G Ehrenberg;] -- Claudia Goldin presents evidence that female college graduates are rarely able to balance motherhood with "career track" employment, and Jane Waldfogel demonstrates that.

Introduction --Career and family: college women look to the past --Labor supply effects of state maternity leave legislation --Working mothers then and now: a cross-cohort analysis of the effects of maternity leave on women's pay --Parental leave policies in Europe and North America --Work norms and professional labor markets --Early career.

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Job Stress in a Changing Workforce presents critical research studies and thought on the ways job stresses can affect individual workers. This book also examines the economic and demographic trends, focusing on the new demands posed by workforce diversity (e.g., gender, age, cultural, and ethnic factors affecting careers, stress harassment, and social identity) and work and family topics, such Pages: This brief collection of cases is designed to help students and employees gain a hands-on understanding of gender issues in the workplace and to provide the necessary tools to handle those issues.

Based on actual legal cases, nationally reported incidents, and personal interviews, the case studies in Gender in the Workplace address the range Cited by: 2. Family Equality Council's mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts.

Common Gender Stereotypes. Stereotypes cause a lot of misconceptions in the workplace. It doesn't matter if we're talking about gender, race, or color.

As with any stereotype, gender stereotypes prevent effective communication between men and women. They can even create friction and discord, which lessens company morale and productivity.

The contributions of more than 30 experts reframe the discussion on gender, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. workforce, examining the complex identity concerns facing workers who fall within minority groups and recommending practical solutions for dealing with workplace : Hardcover.

In every aspect of life – be it at home, in the workplace or in the community – spouses or partners, children, family members, friends and coworkers of transgender people also struggle with the complexities of gender identity and gender transition.

Issues such as non-discrimination policies and access to comprehensive healthcare are often. Key Points. Because women are expected to handle childcare, they choose jobs with greater flexibility and lower pay. The gender pay gap has been attributed to differences in personal and workplace characteristics between women and men (education, hours worked, occupation etc.), as well as direct and indirect discrimination in the labor market (gender stereotypes, customer and employer bias etc.).

Book Review: Gender and Family Issues in the WorkplaceGender and Family Issues in the WorkplaceBlauFrancine D. and EhrenbergRonald G. (editors) Russell Sage. The postindustrial countries that have made it possible for women (and men) to balance work and family typically have replacement-level birth rates.

Increased gender equality—both in the workplace and at home—is an important part of the solution to declining birth rates. IN YOUR RESEARCH ON JAPAN, YOU DESCRIBE A “DEMOGRAPHIC TIME BOMB.”. The book is divided into three main parts. The first part takes up what is known about mothers and fathers at the workplace, in order to explore problems working parents have that workplace practices and policies can worsen or solve.

The second part covers workplace programs and policies relevant to work-family and gender issues in four societies. This text presents a brief overview of gender issues in the workplace, along with one representative case study in the United States for each category of gender issues.

The text's format and content are suitable for both undergraduate students and organizational development training in work settings. Gender and the Work-Family Experience puts multiple faces – male as well as female – on complex realities with interdisciplinary and cross-cultural awareness and research-based insight.

Besides reviewing the state of gender roles as they affect home and career, this in-depth reference examines and compares how women and men experience work. Offers many new concrete examples of gender issues that arise in the workplace: New cases examine harassment in the military and "glass ceiling" issues as well as an updated look at gender stereotypes, promotion and benefits, career development, balancing work and family, sexual harassment, and much more.

Instructor's Resources. The tremendous increase of women in the workforce over recent decades has led to the comparable growth of research examining the ways inequality is perpetuated--or amended--in the workplace.

This collection of 14 articles addresses many of the dimensions of gender inequality at work, considering issues such as pay equity, the impact of feminization on specific professions, barriers to womens.

Your next book has a more global perspective of the issue – International Handbook of Gender and Poverty: Concepts, Research, Policy. Yes, what is really compelling about this book is its sheer breadth – one hundred plus articles bringing together voices from both Northern and Southern analysts, feminists and non-feminists, who are looking at a whole range of different aspects.This book seeks to challenge the assumption that professional life and care-giving are antithetical, arguing that this has served to maintain longstanding gender imbalances in the realm of work.

To mark the occasion, LSE Review of Books recommends 10 other must-read .This is a Darden case study. Gender in the workplace.

Is it still an issue? While it is increasingly easier in the early 21st century for women to work, manage, and take positions of high responsibility in American business, some issues and difficulties still remain.