5.11 Sociology of Gender- Inequality at the Workplace

5.11 Sociology of Gender- Inequality at the Workplace - May...

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May 11, 2011 Sociology of Gender: Inequality at the Workplace Word of the Day Disaffiliate: to undo the affiliation of Peter and Nina Tanagawa Peter and Nina were both transitional in their gender ideology. He sold books and she worked in human resources. Both of them believed that Nina should work a little, but she should also do the housework. However, Nina was a total superstar at her company and she made a big salary. So she did the second shift to make up for out-earning Peter. Seth and Jessica Stein Seth is a litigator and Jessica is a family lawyer. She is egalitarian and he is fairly traditional. She does most of the housework and works part time. Seth wanted Jessica to appreciate how much money he was bringing home, while Jessica wanted Seth to appreciate her willingness to sacrifice her career for their marriage. Neither appreciated the other, and both of them cut back on their marriage. Women’s Strategies -many egalitarian women married men who promised to share the load at home. -some women tried to change the behavior of their husbands directly or indirectly.
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course SOC 110 taught by Professor Moskos during the Spring '08 term at Northwestern.

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