Age, Gender, and Work: Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

Age, Gender, and Work: Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

By: Julie Ann McMullin (editor)Paperback

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Situated in the literature on inequality, this volume uniquely examines both age and gender relations in paid work. It will be of interest to academics, policy makers, and students in the areas of sociology, aging and life course studies, management studies, and women's studies.

About Author

Julie Ann McMullin is a professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Western Ontario. Contributors: Ingrid Arnet Connidis, Heather Dryburgh, Tammy Duerden Comeau, Emily Jovic, Candace L. Kemp, and Gillian Ranson


Part 1: Key Concepts and Methods 1 Gender, Age, and Work in the New Economy / Julie McMullin and Heather Dryburgh 2 Methods / Emily Jovic, Julie McMullin, and Tammy Duerden Comeau Part 2: Gender Projects and Regimes 3 Firms as "Gender Regimes": The Experiences of Women in IT Workplaces / Gillian Ranson and Heather Dryburgh 4 Variants of Masculinity within Masculinist IT Workplace Regimes / Tammy Duerden Comeau and Candace L. Kemp 5 Negotiating Work and Family in the IT Industry / Ingrid Arnet Connidis and Candace L. Kemp Part 3: Age Regimes and Projects 6 Generational and Age Discourse in IT Firms / Julie McMullin, Emily Jovic, and Tammy Duerden Comeau 7 Aging and Age Discrimination in IT Firms / Julie McMullin and Tammy Duerden Comeau 8 Conclusion: Inequality Regimes and New Economy Work / Emily Jovic and Julie McMullin Contributors Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774819725
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780774819725
  • weight: 300
  • ISBN10: 0774819723

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