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Gender and Sexuality in the Workplace.

Author/Creator:
Williams, Christine.
Publication:
Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (300 pages)
Series:
Research in the Sociology of Work Ser.
Research in the Sociology of Work Ser. ; v.20
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Subjects:
Sex role in the work environment.
Gender identity in the workplace.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Features sociological research and theory on gender and sexuality in the workplace, and identifies how organizations can achieve a gender-balanced and sexually-diverse work force. This book discusses such topics as: gender discrimination and the wage gap; homophobic and 'gay friendly' workplaces; sexual harassment; and, sex in the workplace.
Contents:
Front cover
Research in the sociology of work
Copyright page
Contents
List of contributors
Chapter 1. Introduction
Old and new perspectives
Intersectionality in the workplace
Gender stereotypes at work
Policy and law
Heteronormativity in the workplace
The transnational workplace
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 2. Caring, curing, and the community: Black masculinity in a feminized profession
Theoretical framework
Data collection and methods
Findings
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 3. Job satisfaction: Impact of gender, race, worker qualifications, and work context
Related literature and research questions
Data and methods
Findings
Summary and conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Appendix. Descriptive statistics of all the variables used in this study
Chapter 4. ''Not one of the guys'': women chefs redefining gender in the culinary industry
Women in the culinary industry
Methods
Findings
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 5. Women in power and gender wage inequality: the case of small businesses
Gender inequality and small businesses
Data and method
Results
Discussion
Notes
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 6. Navigating the boundaries: Army women in training
Methods
Findings
Conclusion: using tactics from multiple categories
Note
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 7. Gendered appearance norms: An analysis of employment discrimination lawsuits, 1970-2008
Gender and appearance in the workplace
Methods and data
Findings
Conclusion
Notes
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 8. Gender variance in the Fortune 500: The inclusion of gender identity and expression in nondiscrimination corporate policy.
Who is protected by gender identity and expression policiesquest
Why protection on the basis of gender identityquest
Explaining corporate policy adoption
Data collection and methods
Findings
Limitations of analysis
Discussion and conclusion
Notes
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 9. Talk, touch, and intolerance: Sexual harassment in an overtly sexualized work culture
Methods
Spatial and occupational divisions
Sexually overt work cultures
The ''perks'' of sexing up service work
Downsides of sexually overt work cultures
Sexual harassment in a sexually overt work culture
Discussion
Note
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 10. Sexual harassment and gendered organizational culture in Japanese firms
Gender, employment, and sexual harassment in a Japanese context
Sexual harassment laws and policies in Japan
Methodology
Findings
Discussion
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 11. Fierce bitches on Tranny Lane: gender, sexuality, culture, and the closet in theme park parades
Background
Methods
Challenging the closet
Passing in Parades: straight men in a ''gay'' work culture
Not ''the only girl'': straight women in Parades
Aesthetic challenges to heteronormative masculinity
Reproducing the closet
Conclusion
Notes
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 12. Making India the ''mother destination'': Outsourcing labor to Indian surrogates
Methodology
Medical developments and the globalization of fertility intervention
The creation and maintenance of consumer markets
Consumer choice in surrogacy
The creation and maintenance of labor markets in surrogate mothers
Market intermediaries
Conclusion
Note
Acknowledgments
References
Websites Accessed
About the authors.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Dellinger, Kirsten.
Keister, Lisa.
Other format:
Print version: Williams, Christine Gender and Sexuality in the Workplace
ISBN:
9781848553712
9781848553705
OCLC:
664724220