Grusky Reader.77 84-86 90

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Unformatted text preview: Grusky Reader 77, 84-86, 90 l 77, Hochschild, The Time Bind In exchange for missed time, children indulged with treats Show up in the office by 7:50am Assistant to the head of Public Relations office Likes job and boss; needs to work because husbands job less steady Picking up daughter at day care 6pm Dinner at 8pm Quality family time at 9pm l Purchase of goods/items but dont get to use them l Lack of time to use purchased items l Time bind Feeling late, no free time, time prisons (733) Global competition and inflation & lower male wage & women work to raise family income Changing labor configuration but not domestic work Men and women & not cutting back on work hours l Greater tension and uncertainty at home l Working at the workplace in male terms (734) P 84, Bielby, The Structure and Process of Sex Segregation l Persistence of occupational segregation by sex and sex gap in earnings Neo-classical economics Sex-role socialization & social psychologists Patriarchal interests & feminist Marxism capitalist class create divisions Neoclassical views l Household division of labor Comparative advantage caring for children and home & less investment in human capital Discontinuous work V less experience P lower productivity & poor earnings Occupational choice & easy to enter/leave r Occupational segregation and wage differentials (786) l Becker & different allocation of effort Less effort intensive work l Statistical discrimination Employers make assumptions (job turnover) about women & reserve less replaceable jobs for men l Neoclassical economics & research finds that it does not apply in the real world (for workers and employers) Allocation of Effort l Women & allocate more effort to work activities than men Also allocate effort to household work l Women & lower internal standards of personal...
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