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introppt13+3-5-08 - Today: Gender Stratification Gender...

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Today: Gender Stratification Gender Stratification: The Wage Gap Announcement-Note change in syllabus: Sexuality & Homophobia: 3/24 (one day rather than two)
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The Wage Gap (2006) From U.S. Dept. of Labor (www.bls.gov) Overall (all men and women): .77 Median weekly earnings White men: $761 White women: $609 .80 Black men: $591 Black women: $519 .87 Hispanic/Latino men: $505 Hispanic/Latino women: $440 .87
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Sociological Explanations for the Wage Gap (1) Human Capital Theory
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Wages: Gender and Education Level, 2007 (avg, yearly salary for full-time workers) Source: Statistical Abstracts) Men Women High school drop out $29,100 $21,426 High school graduate $38,331 $27,956 Some college, no degree $46,332 $31,655 Associate degree $48,683 $36,538 College graduates $81,007 $53,215 *BA/BS & higher
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(2) Explanations for Wage Gap (2) Dual Labor Market Occupational Segregation Internal job segregation
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Tokenism in the dual labor market Tokenism (1977, Rosabeth Moss Kanter) X X X X X X X X X X O X X 0 X X X X X X O
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Tokenism: Glass ceiling vs. glass escalator
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course SOCI 1310 taught by Professor Pattigiuffre during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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