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Unformatted text preview: while women earn 88 percent of bachelors in the feminine field of home economics” Definition of “masculine” and “feminine” is all social. Gender Inequality in the Workplace The Glass Ceiling Women can see the top (occupational advancement, yet unable to reach it) Can see through it, just can’t get through it The Glass Escalator Men in all occupations are able to see the top and often find themselves riding straight there—barrier free. Nonstop motion to the stop, structures encourage that Sexual Harassment Unwanted sexual attention at work or at school, which may affect a person’s job or school performance or create a hostile environment Gender and Violence Violence Against Women Forcible Rape – Most victims know their attacker Date Rape – unwanted, forced, and/or coerced Murder – When a women is murdered, nine times out of ten, it was at the hands of a man; honor killings...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOCIO 231 taught by Professor Boyles during the Fall '08 term at Kansas State University.
- Fall '08