This book combines theory, empirical research, and practical, international case studies to provide students with a comprehensive resource that demonstrates theories on gender alongside their operation in everyday workplace situations.
Reeves's new edition provides a thorough review of issues important to women in the workplace, including gender discrimination and the legal framework for equity at work. The book uses case studies to illustrate key themes and introduces several new features, including:
Updated statistics on women's participation in the workforce
Updated examples of resources for women in business
Two new chapters covering negotiation and influencing skills and women in STEM fields
New case studies, featuring comparisons between the position of women in the United States and in other countries
An instructor's manual with advice, suggested answers to the end-of-chapter questions, and additional resources
This is a one-stop resource for any student interested in gender theory and issues that affect women in the workplace.
Martha Reeves is a Visiting Professor in the Women's Studies program and the Sociology Department at Duke University, USA. She also is the Managing Director of Duke University's Markets and Management Studies Program and the faculty advisor for Business Oriented Women, a student organization for women interested in a career in business.
Part I: An Introduction to Gender Equality An Introduction to Women in the Workplace Occupational Segregation and Gender Discrimination Employment Discrimination Law Part II: Women in the Workplace Career Opportunities - Recruitment, Selection and Promotion Equal Pay Networks and Mentors Gender and Communication Negotiating and Influencing Hostile Work Environments and Sexual Harassment Part III: Gender Issues: Looking Ahead Work-Life Balance Women Entrepreneurs Women in Stem Fields Policy and Organizational Practice Bibliography