Exam Study Guide- Gendered Institutions,Sex Segregation, Families - Women Gender and Culture Exam 2 Possible Essay Topics Gendered institutions

Exam Study Guide- Gendered Institutions,Sex Segregation, Families

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Women, Gender and CultureExam 2 Possible Essay TopicsGendered institutions: disparate impact and disparate treatmentDisparate impact: systematic treatment or practice that has different impact on women and men because of their different status’ and responsibilities practice can seem gender neutralex- companies not having a family policysays that bias often comes from androcentrism (institutions designed from perspective that assumes a maleDisparate treatment: fits more with our common sense idea of biascan be the result of formal rules (policy against hiring women) or informal behavior (Harassment) Second shift:what is it, who does it, how has it changed?time spent doing childcare and housework after doing full-time jobAlso includes kinwork or time spent caring for relationships with friends and extended familyIn most cases and families, the woman is usually the one who does the second shiftSex- segregation:how is it measured, what are some examples of it?women are prevented from working the same jobs as men through sex segregation Index of dissimilarity ranges from 0-1000= completely integrated100= completely segregated The % of workers of one sex that would have to change occupations to have equal distribution of both genders in each occupation Exam 2 Study QuestionsHow is work a gendered institution?institutions that treat men and women differentlycreate inequality among men and between men and women Can experience disparate treatment or disparate impact
How is the family a gendered institution?

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