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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780761987109 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns, July 9, 2002), cover price $71.00 | About this edition: The Second Edition of this best selling book provides a comprehensive examination of the role that gender plays in work environments.
9780803990227 | Pine Forge Pr, February 1, 1994, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In this comprehensive overview of a growing domain of research, Reskin and Padavic examine how gender has shaped the meaning and performance of work.

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Product Description: A book that brings social science knowledge to bear on issues of affirmative action is long overdue. Just a cursory reading of any newspaper or listening to radio or television commentary makes clear that this is a public policy topic more frequently charged with "heat" than "light...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780912764368 | Amer Sociological Assn, August 1, 1998, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A book that brings social science knowledge to bear on issues of affirmative action is long overdue.

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Product Description: Since 1970, women have made widely publicized gains in several customarily male occupations. Many commentators have understood this apparent integration as an important step to sexual equality in the workplace. Barbara F. Reskin and Patricia A...read more

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9780877227434 | Temple Univ Pr, November 1, 1990, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Since 1970, women have made widely publicized gains in several customarily male occupations.

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Product Description: Even though women have made substantial progress in a number of formerly male occupations, sex segregation in the workplace remains a fact of life. This volume probes pertinent questions: Why has the overall degree of sex segregation remained stable in this century? What informal barriers keep it in place? How do socialization and educational practices affect career choices and hiring patterns? How do family responsibilities affect women's work attitudes? And how effective is legislation in lessening the gap between the sexes? Amply supplemented with tables, figures, and insightful examination of trends and research, this volume is a definitive source for what is known today about sex segregation on the job...read more

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9780309034296 | Natl Academy Pr, January 1, 1986, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Even though women have made substantial progress in a number of formerly male occupations, sex segregation in the workplace remains a fact of life.

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Product Description: How pervasive is sex segregation in the workplace? Does the concentration of women into a few professions reflect their personal preferences, the "tastes" of employers, or sex-role socialization? Will greater enforcement of federal antidiscrimination laws reduce segregation? What are the prospects for the decade ahead? These are among the important policy and research questions raised in this comprehensive volume, of interest to policymakers, researchers, personnel directors, union leaders--anyone concerned about the economic parity of women...read more
By Barbara F. Reskin (editor)

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9780309034456 | Natl Academy Pr, August 1, 1984, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: How pervasive is sex segregation in the workplace?

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