This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: over last 30 years 2 Why so few women engineers? • Sexism • Discrimination • Socialization What is sexual harassment? • Quid Pro Quo • Hostile work environment • Vinson v. Meritor Savings Bank (1986) – Recognized as violation of Title 7 of Civil Rights Act of 1964 Sexual harassment entered public debate in 1990s • Anita Hill – “They just don’t get it” • Wall Street brokerage firms – “boom boom” rooms – “informal” networking What conclusions can we draw? • Socialization is important • Women’s labor is usually undervalued • Organization of work makes combining work and family difficult • Sexism is deeply ingrained in culture, psyches...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 07/12/2009 for the course ENGR 101 taught by Professor Swinontek during the Summer '08 term at UCSB.
- Summer '08