The Handbook of Gender and Work provides a comprehensive overview and synthesis of the literature and knowledge about gender and work. It equips the reader with a solid understanding of where we stand on gender and work issues and what the next directions for research and assessment will be. Under the skilled leadership of editor Gary N. Powell, an outstanding group of multidisciplinary and international researchers and scholars deliver their summary and analysis of current research and their views on how gender and work intersect along a variety of societal, economic, interpersonal, and organizational paradigms.
* Gender gap in earnings
* Sex segregation of occupations
* Romantic relationships in organizational settings
* Stress and work
* Affirmative action
* Sexual harassment
* Women as leaders
* The glass ceiling
* Women entrepreneurs
* Corporate masculinity
* Gender and ethnicity
* Gender bias in hiring and evaluating
The Handbook of Gender and Work will be an invaluable resource for students, scholars, and professionals interested in increasing their understanding of gender-related phenomena that occur in the workplace. Anyone seeking guidance for dealing with specific situations that arise as a result of the influence of gender, or in identifying useful directions for future, will want to own a copy of this Handbook!