SOC180_Library_Assign1 - Kay Kim Soc.180AW Assignment 1 Library Research Annotated Bibliography Charles Maria and Bradley Karen 2009 Indulging Our

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Kay KimSoc.180AWAssignment 1 – Library Research: Annotated BibliographyCharles, Maria., and Bradley, Karen. 2009. “Indulging Our Gendered Selves? Sex Segregation by Field of Study in 44 Countries.” American Journal of Sociology114:924-976.Charles and Bradley (2009) approach the issue of gender segregation by field of study by selecting various countries that participated in International Math and Science Surveys in which published data regarding gender distributions. This information was assembled into three different categories by sex, field, and country identified by UNESCO. In conclusion, the authors find that gender inequality occurs more frequently in highly developed societies. This information is essential to understanding why there exists gender segregation in various fields of study among Korean Americans. The result may be applied to Japanese, Vietnamese, and all South East Asian Americans due to their similar society structure.

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