unequal pay, sexual harassment, sexism, tracking to certain kinds
of jobs, the “feminization” of jobs, the glass ceiling, and more.
When women do obtain positions that are typically dominated by men,
they face enormous pressure.
There is a sense that all women will be judged based on their
performance, and they are often caught in a Catch-22 with regard to
If they “act just like a man,” they are seen as unfeminine and
somehow unattractive; if they exhibit more feminine qualities, they
are seen as “not tough enough.”
Men working in female-dominated fields
seem to face the same
scrutiny and challenges.
In fact, studies show that such men advance more quickly (via the
”) than their female counterparts.
” refers to the invisible limit on women's climb up
the occupational ladder
What happens when the number of women in a given profession
starts to increase?
The interview with
highlights the changing gender
dynamics of relationships for college students. According to England, what
is unequal about the hook-up culture?