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Unformatted text preview: predictability, and calculability o Increase in automation – machines replace humans/workers increasingly alienated – from their job and from one another-Men, Women, and Work o “public/private split” o Impact of industrialization on labor o WWII – as ushering in era of change-Women’s Labor Force Participation o # of working women has grown o By now 99 out of 100 women will work for pay at some point of their lives-Women and Pay Inequality o Average woman earns 73 cents for every dollar a man earns -Glass Ceiling v. Glass Elevator o Of the top earned in the Fortune 500 - only 3% are women-Men in Pink Collar Jobs o Men make up 6% of nurses, 32% of social workers, 15% of elementary school teachers, and 17% of librarians-“The Glass Escalator” o Instead of being paid less for men in pink collar jobs, they are paid more and put on a fast track to the top...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2010 for the course SOCI 200 taught by Professor Juliealbright during the Spring '09 term at USC.
- Spring '09