Unformatted text preview: out many men were CEOs, not one woman was a CEO. The outcomes of women and men are outcomes of the set institution. How does gender inequality get reproduced? What happens when women try and make it in a mans world? Femininity is questioned. Glass ceiling, women do not go past because of persistant gender ideaologies. Belief – if women want to go there, there is something wrong with them. What happens to women who go there? One, invisible as an individual, two become hyper-visible as a member of your group. Puts a ton of pressure on “tokens” – either way you lose – buy into stereotypes you get minimalized, if you don’t buy into stereotypes theres something “wrong.” Women who enter male occupations – mobility is thwarted. Solidarity among tokens is problematic. Femininity is questioned. Normification minimizes differences, asserting your difference helps you hold on to your identity....
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, persistant gender ideaologies, Standford Business School