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Handbook of Gender and Work

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July 1999 | 676 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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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.

Topics include:
* Gender gap in earnings
* Sex segregation of occupations
* Romantic relationships in organizational settings
* Stress and work
* Affirmative action
* Sexual harassment
* Mentoring
* 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!
Gary N Powell
Introduction
Examining the Intersection of Gender and Work  
 
PART ONE: GENDER AND OTHER IDENTITIES
Karen Korabik
Sex and Gender in the New Millenium
Bernardo M Ferdman
The Color and Culture of Gender in Organizations
Attending to Race and Ethnicity  
 
PART TWO: THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIETAL CONTEXT
Cary L Cooper and Suzan Lewis
Gender and the Changing Nature of Work
Barbara A Gutek, Bennett Cherry and Markus Groth
Gender and Service Delivery
Mark Maier
On the Gendered Substructure of Organization
Dimensions and Dilemmas of Corporate Masculinity  
Patricia A Roos and Mary Lizabeth Gatta
The Gender Gap in Earnings
Trends, Explanations and Prospects  
Jerry A Jacobs
The Sex Segregation of Occupations
Prospects for the 21st Century  
 
PART THREE: ORGANIZATIONAL, GROUP AND INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES
Laura M Graves
Gender Bias in Interviewers' Evaluations of Applicants
When and How Does It Occur?  
Kathryn M Bartol
Gender Influences on Performance Evaluations
Pamela S Tolbert, Mary E Graham and Alice O Andrews
Group Gender Composition and Work Group Relations
Theories, Evidence and Issues  
Linda L Carli and Alice H Eagly
Gender Effects on Social Influence and Emergent Leadership
D Anthony Butterfield and James P Grinnell
`Re-Viewing' Gender, Leadership and Managerial Behavior
Do Three Decades of Research Tell Us Anything?  
Nancy J Adler
Global Leaders
Women of Influence  
Lynn Bowes-Sperry and Jasmine Tata
A Multiperspective Framework of Sexual Harassment
Reviewing Two Decades of Research  
Gary N Powell and Sharon Foley
Romantic Relationships in Organizational Settings
Something to Talk About  
 
PART FOUR: CAREERS AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE
Linda K Stroh and Anne H Reilly
Gender and Careers
Present Experiences and Emerging Trends  
Gary N Powell
Reflections on the Glass Ceiling
Recent Trends and Future Prospects  
Belle Rose Ragins
Gender and Mentoring Relationships
A Review and Research Agenda for the Next Decade  
Dorothy Perrin Moore
Women Entrepreneurs
Approaching a New Millenium  
Jeffrey H Greenhaus and Saroj Parasuraman
Research on Work, Family and Gender
Current Status and Future Directions  
Marilyn J Davidson and Sandra Fielden
Stress and the Working Woman
 
PART FIVE: ORGANIZATIONAL INITIATIVES
Alison M Konrad and Frank Linnehan
Affirmative Action
History, Effects and Attitudes  
Sharon A Lobel
Impacts of Diversity and Work-Life Initiatives in Organizations
 
PART FIVE: CONDUCTING FUTURE RESEARCH
Elizabeth A Cooper and Susan M Bosco
Methodological Issues in Conducting Research on Gender in Organizations

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