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Equality%20in%20the%20Workplace - The Politics of Gender...

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The Politics of Gender Equality
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Paradox of Gender Equality “The need to reconcile demands for equality with biological differences between men and women.” xiii Ford
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Equality in the Workplace Legal Equality Doctrine -- Roots in liberalism (individualism) “Based on the belief that women and men must be treated the same in order to achieve equality” (xiii Ford)
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Legal Equality Doctrine Would equal employment policies get at the fundamental causes of workplace inequities? Can gender-neutral laws exist in a patriarchal society? Patriarchy - Characterizes the pervasive control men as a social group exercise over social, economic, and political power and resources Issue at hand… Equality is the goal, but equality measured by whose standard? What is a main theoretical problem with the legal equality doctrine?
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Working Conditions What are the different, unequal, and/or at times, hostile conditions that women face in the workplace, according to ? What are some indirect obstacles to
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course AAS 271 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Purdue.

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