Sociology 360 - Gender and the Feminization of Poverty

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Unformatted text preview: Gender, Opportunity, and Gender, Opportunity, and Power Women’s Labor Force Participation Labor Force Participation Labor Force Participation Most Common Female Occupations Today Most Common Female Occupations Today Secretaries Bookkeepers Sales Nurses Receptionists Cooks Top Ten Jobs with Most Injuries for Top Ten Jobs with Most Injuries for Women 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Nursing aids, orderlies, attendants Registered nurses Assemblers Cashiers Housekeepers and maids Machine operators Laborers Licensed Practical Nurses Freight, stock, and material handlers Sales Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Earnings Earnings Ratio of Earnings Ratio of Earnings Earnings by Educational Earnings by Educational Attainment Most Common Occupations for College­ Most Common Occupations for College­ Educated Women Elementary and secondary school teachers Nursing Women and Power Women and Power Women in US Congress, 1970: 2% Women in US Congress, 2009: 17% Women in state legislatures, 1975: 8% Women in state legislatures, 2009: 24% Women top corporate officers, 1996: 10% Women top corporate officers, 2007: 16% Women CEOs, 2007: less than 2% Women directing Hollywood feature films, 2003: 4% ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2010 for the course SOCI 360 taught by Professor Sternheimer,karen during the Fall '10 term at USC.

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