The battle between men and women does not stop at who is stronger or faster

The battle between men and women does not stop at who is stronger or faster

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SOC 101 5/13/09 Earnings Gap Analysis The battle between men and women does not stop at who is stronger or faster. Instead, it has evolved into the question to who is smarter and who earns more. Women have become a better-known driving force in society, and in many cases they have conquered fields where men have fallen behind. With their gained independence and education they continue to prevail. Women’s success is reflected in the upcoming presidential election, with female democratic candidate Hilary Clinton. Though women have progressed in society, men still have the title of “Bread Winners.” Women have been given the same opportunities, but because of their gender they are given an alternate outcome. After analyzing the graph and researching further I have found two reasons for this occupational sex segregated trend. The first reason, is that women are less likely than men to choose fields such as science and engineering, which are associated with higher- paying occupations. The second possible reason for the earnings gap is that young women find occupations to have more intrinsic rewards whereas men place higher significance on the extrinsic rewards of an occupation. According to the graph, males have made significantly more money than women
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