Gender and the Professions

This book examines gender and professions in the 21st century. Historically the professions encompassed law, medicine and the church, all of which excluded women from participation. Industry and the 20th century introduced new professions such as engineering and latterly information technology skill and, whilst the increase in credentialism and accreditations

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Gender  Age and Inequality in the Professions

The literature on gender and professions shows that professional careers continue to be impacted by gender – albeit with important differences among professions and countries. Much less researched is the issue of the significance of gender and age-cohort or generation to professional work. Gender, Age and Inequality in the Professions explores

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Gender and Sexuality in Male Dominated Occupations

Examining women’s diverse experiences of male-dominated work, this ground-breaking book explores what sexuality and gender means to women working in the construction and transport industries. Using accounts from heterosexual women and lesbians working in professional, manual and operational roles, Gender and Sexuality in Male-Dominated Occupations adopts an intersectional approach

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Gender And The Professional Predicament In Nursing

Gender and the Professional Predicament in Nursing examines the ways in which our understanding of nursing is gendered, and how our notion of nursing is connected to our idea of what it is to be a woman. It explores the implications this connection has for the status of nursing as

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Gender  Professions and Discourse

Analyzing ninety professional women's autobiographies from 1900-1920, the first part of this book concentrates on the endeavours of groups such as headmistresses, doctors, nurses, artists and writers to record their own lives, while the second part examines frontispiece photos, prefatory marginalia and the role of silences in autobiography.

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Women and the Challenge of STEM Professions

This timely volume identifies factors that impede the success of women in STEM professions and demonstrates the negative impact of sexual harassment on women’s physical health, mental health, and job performance. Focusing specifically on the narratives of women in higher education, the authors illuminate the structural and systemic barriers

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The Angel in the House

Download or read online The Angel in the House written by Coventry Kersey D. Patmore, published by Unknown which was released on 1887. Get The Angel in the House Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Unequal Profession

Introduction : investigating raceXgender in legal academia -- Barriers to entry -- Ugly truths behind the mask of collegiality -- Connections and confrontations with students -- Tenure and promotion challenges -- Leading the charge -- In pursuit of work/life balance -- Conclusion : support, strategies, and solutions

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