2000lec24_ch8 - SYG 2000 Lecture 24 Chapter 8 Gender Glass...

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SYG 2000: Lecture 24. Chapter 8: Gender, Glass Ceiling, and Violence I. Fortune 500: only 5 headed by women II. The glass ceiling: mostly invisible barrier that keeps women from advance top levels at work A. fem stereotyped as “good support”: steered into human resources or public relations 2. not positions that directly affect corporate bottom line: marketing, sales, production B. fem lack mentors: successful executives who take an interest in them and teach ropes 1. importance: mentors can provide opportunities to develop leadership skills than open doors C. men’s rules predominate: successful fem follow rules that make men comfortable E.glass escalator:Williams’95:men trad fem job(nurse/lib/soc wk)get>lev pos/>sal/>desir assn III. Mommy track: full-time employ fem have primary responsibility take care child/housework
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