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Gender & Work: A Comparative Analysis of Industrial Societies

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  • Author(s): Patricia A. Roos
  • Publisher: Albany, NY: State University of New York Press
  • Year Published: 1985

Gender & Work is a cross-cultural study of occupational sex segregation. In an analysis of 12 industrial countries, Roos examines the effects of gender, family background, education, and marital status among other variables, on the types of jobs that men and women hold and on their occupational mobility.