Introduction to Women's Studies_Turkel_Date___040210

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Women in Work Part II Sexual harassment- an expression of power in the work place Behaviors that create a hostile work environment are cumulative and lead to a chronic, debilitating, environmental change People harass others when they think that can get away with it (either they have power or think that those in power will sanction it) because of this, managers are important because they will set the tone about what is and what is not appropriate “probationary status” employees in the early months of a job, or temporary workers are more vulnerable to sexual harassment because they don’t have the upper level employee respect Glass ceiling- women getting to high positions but not able to achieve the higher ones because of the glass ceiling. Exists for 4 reasons o Exclusion of women from informal networks o Stereotyping of women in their capacity for leadership o Lack of role models/mentors and lack of women involved in hiring process o Imbalance of responsibility of work at home The “opt out” myth- highly educated professional women decide they prefer to leave the
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course WOMS 201 taught by Professor Laberge during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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