SOSC 102U. Lecture Note 4 Sex Inequality in Modern Workplace. Sex Inequality in Modern Workplace. Sex Segregation Sex Differences in Promotions and Authority Sex Differences in Earnings. Explanations for Sex Inequality in the Workplace. Explanation 1: Gender Ideology and Inequality at Work
Lecture Note 4
Sex Inequality in Modern Workplace
Should we take human-capital theory seriously? Productivity
In recent decades, women’s education and career-related training increase dramatically, the sex inequality does not change accordingly.
The approach cannot explain why men and women have different motivations.
Should we take gender-role socialization seriously?
Not only because women are family-oriented, but family demands them to be so.
The current trend is that both men and women are family-oriented.
Women also become career-oriented.Assessment of the above two approaches