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Still A Man S World

Author : Christine L. Williams
ISBN : 0520915224
Genre : Political Science
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Men who do "women's work" have consistently been the butt of jokes, derided for their lack of drive and masculinity. In this eye-opening study, Christine Williams provides a wholly new look at men who work in predominantly female jobs. Having conducted extensive interviews in four cities, Williams uncovers how men in four occupations—nursing, elementary school teaching, librarianship, and social work—think about themselves and experience their work. Contrary to popular imagery, men in traditionally female occupations do not define themselves differently from men in more traditional occupations. Williams finds that most embrace conventional, masculine values. Her findings about how these men fare in their jobs are also counterintuitive. Rather than being surpassed by the larger number of women around them, these men experience the "glass escalator effect," rising in disproportionate numbers to administrative jobs at the top of their professions. Williams finds that a complex interplay between gendered expectations embedded in organizations, and the socially determined ideas workers bring to their jobs, contribute to mens' advantages in these occupations. Using a feminist psychoanalytic perspective, Williams calls for more men not only to cross over to women's occupations, but also to develop alternative masculinities that find common ground with traditionally female norms of cooperation and caring. Until the workplace is sexually integrated and masculine and feminine norms equally valued, it will unfortunately remain "still a man's world."
Category: Political Science

Still A Man S World

Author : Christine L. Williams
ISBN : 9780520087873
Genre : Political Science
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Category: Political Science

Still A Man S World

Author : Christine L. Williams
ISBN : 0520087860
Genre : Social Science
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Category: Social Science

Female Football Players And Fans

Author : Gertrud Pfister
ISBN : 9781137590251
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 21.97 MB
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This volume draws upon social science and historical approaches to provide insights into the world of women’s football and female fans. It gives an in-depth analysis of the development of the women’s game in different European countries and examines the experiences of female fans. An overview about women’s football in Europe shows the rise and development of the game and the increasing inclusion of girls and women in football and fan communities. To date, there has been a lack of research on female participation in football, but drawing on research studies from various European countries, the volume explores a range of issues, including how girls and women become football fans and players, how women combine football with their everyday lives, and how they may encounter stereotypes and barriers when they challenge male dominance by entering this traditionally male sport. This collection will be of interest to students and scholars in a range of fields, including sports sociology, sport sciences, gender studies, leisure studies, women’s studies as well as fandom and cultural studies.
Category: Sports & Recreation

A Man S World

Author : Steve Oney
ISBN : 0881466182
Genre : Literary Collections
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A MAN'S WORLD is a collection of 20 profiles of fascinating men by author and magazine writer Steve Oney. Written over a 40-year period for publications including Esquire, Premiere, GQ, Time, Los Angeles, and The Atlanta Journal & Constitution Magazine, the stories bring to life the famous (Harrison Ford), the brilliant (Robert Penn Warren), the tortured (Gregg Allman), and the unknown (Chris Leon, a 20-year-old Marine Corps corporal killed in the Iraq war). Several of the articles are prize winners. The Talented Mr. Raywood won the City and Regional Magazine Association Award for best profile in an American city magazine. Herschel Walker Doesnt Tap Out won the Chicago Headline Clubs Peter Lisagor Award for best magazine sports story. Hollywood Fixer won the Los Angeles Press Club Award for best magazine profile. The Casualty of War was a finalist for Columbia Universitys National Magazine Award.
Category: Literary Collections

Dorothy In A Man S World

Author : Peter Dawson
ISBN : 1523749032
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In the male-dominated world of medicine, she dared to step forward and fight for fairness-graduating from Johns Hopkins Medical School with honors in the year 1900. But for physician Dorothy Reed Mendenhall, MD, the battle for equality was just beginning. In the name of improving the standards of care for women and infants, she faced the scorn of prejudiced doctors in an establishment marked by its unwillingness to change. Still, through the Gilded Age, two World Wars, and beyond, she kept up her fight-in the process, discovering new breakthroughs and saving lives, all while outperforming many of her male peers. Dorothy in a Man's World is an inside look at the life and career of Dr. Mendenhall, from her not-so-humble beginnings, to the tenacity that drove her long and groundbreaking career in research, pathology, and maternal and child health. Documented by physician and pathologist Dr. Peter Dawson, this biographical tribute to one of medicine's great female pioneers showcases the struggles women faced to make a name for themselves in the world of health care-in addition to the drastic improvements which have been made in the specific area of care for women and their infants.

It S A Man S World And A Woman S Universe

Author : Patricia Allen PhD.
ISBN : 9781504370080
Genre : Self-Help
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Its a Mans World and a Womans Universe delves into the challenging and sometimes uncomfortable realm of interpersonal communication. It takes the reader on a journey of growth, with valuable insight into the inner workings of the mind as it relates to the duality of the individuals energy. It is the ultimate handbook for learning how to develop greater understanding of how to communicate and foster deeper, longer lasting relationships. Learn to harness your energy rather than work against it. Learn to recognize and embrace your role, and how to implement and optimize your strengths in all your interactions, whether social, romantic, or professional.
Category: Self-Help

Who Says It S A Man S World

Author : Emily Bennington
ISBN : 9780814431870
Genre : Business & Economics
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Women are primed to level the corporate playing field. What does this mean for you? Absolutely nothing, if you don't know how to earn the respect and credibility it takes to see real traction in your career. In this book you'll find specific actions and answers you need to enter the executive suite, including: measurable steps you can take to enhance your reputation in five key areas: self-awareness, social skills, personal effectiveness, team building, and leadership; eye-opening assessments that will help you identify your most effective actions, map out your personal career plan, and gauge your own promotability; career-planning templates, worksheets, and tools for applying the book's lessons; first-person narratives detailing lessons hard-learned by highly successful women executives; "how to handle it" sections that give you step-by-step guidelines for navigating tricky situations. With this no-nonsense approach, you'll not only learn how to "play the game" at work but how to win it on your own terms.--From publisher description.
Category: Business & Economics

The End Of Men

Author : Hanna Rosin
ISBN : 9781101596920
Genre : Social Science
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“You have to…play by the rules so you can get to the top and change things.” -- Sheryl Sandberg A landmark portrait of women, men, and power in a transformed world Men have been the dominant sex since, well, the dawn of mankind. But Hanna Rosin was the first to notice that this long-held truth is, astonishingly, no longer true. At this unprecedented moment, by almost every measure, women are no longer gaining on men: They have pulled decisively ahead. And “the end of men”—the title of Rosin’s Atlantic cover story on the subject—has entered the lexicon as dramatically as Betty Friedan’s “feminine mystique,” Simone de Beauvoir’s “second sex,” Susan Faludi’s “backlash,” and Naomi Wolf’s “beauty myth” once did. In this landmark book, Rosin reveals how this new state of affairs is radically shifting the power dynamics between men and women at every level of society, with profound implications for marriage, sex, children, work, and more. With wide-ranging curiosity and insight unhampered by assumptions or ideology, Rosin shows how the radically different ways men and women today earn, learn, spend, couple up—even kill—has turned the big picture upside down. And in The End of Men she helps us see how, regardless of gender, we can adapt to the new reality and channel it for a better future.
Category: Social Science