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SWMS Essay Study Guide 02:40 Downstream: dealing with consequences Upstream: dealing with source Ex.) babies in the river   Difference in wages 35% difference – workplace a. inequalities between men and women in workplace ex. Unequal pay   35% difference   second shift o b. inequalities in family life family myths/going rate of men c. youth sport volunteer work team moms   invisible work of women   shirt sizes A. a.) downstream for workplace give men and women equal pay b.) upstream for workplace changing expectations and valuing both men and women equally a.) downstream for work in families hire a housekeeper or split up work b.) upstream for work in families educate people on what women and men’s responsibilities should be, he  media portraying men and women in a different way with both in the public  realm and households and raise children to do both a.) downstream for volunteer work mandate that there be more women coaches b.) upstream for volunteer work treat the girls just like the boys as well as make there less of a secret  languages between male coaches
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B. 1. Essentialism vs. social constructionism: workplace roles Essentialist view: men are stronger and need public roles – physically  stronger Male supremacy; men are in construction because they are stronger Women opt out of working because they must take care of kids Social constructionism: men are seen as stronger when really women are just as  capable Women are pushed by the inflexibility of jobs and husbands to opt out of their  careers 2. essentialist more aggressive by nature men must be breadwinners- must be in the pub
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