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Framed by gender : how gender inequality persists in the modern world

Author: Cecilia L Ridgeway
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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This book identifies the general processes through which gender as a principle of inequality rewrites itself into new forms of social and economic organization. Ridgeway argues that people confront uncertain circumstances with gender beliefs that are more traditional than those circumstances. They implicitly draw on the too-convenient cultural frame of gender to help organize new ways of doing things, thereby  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Framed by gender
(NL-LeOCL)332466639
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cecilia L Ridgeway
ISBN: 0199755779 9780199755776 0199755787 9780199755783
OCLC Number: 763088191
Description: viii, 233 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: The puzzle of persistence --
A primary frame for organizing social relations --
Cultural beliefs and the gendering of social relations --
Gendering at work --
Gender at home --
The persistence of inequality --
Implications for change.
Responsibility: Cecilia L. Ridgeway.

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The endurance of gender inequality, despite many factors that work against it, remains a puzzle. Framed by Gender presents a new way to understand gender inequality, showing how commonly held beliefs  Read more...

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