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Gender in the Workplace
A Case Study Approach

Second Edition


July 2012 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This brief collection of cases is designed to help students and employees gain a hands-on understanding of gender issues in the workplace and to provide the necessary tools to handle those issues. Based on actual legal cases, nationally reported incidents, and personal interviews, the case studies in Gender in the Workplace address the range and types of gender issues in the workplace. Completely revised and updated, this Second Edition provides a more international dimension to reinforce the varying impact of different cultures on gender issues. New to the Second Edition:áá Develops critical thinking skills: A new 'Critical Issues' section introduces students to cutting-edge thinking and thought-provoking research. Explores gender issues in a wide variety of organizations and in many cultures: Two new cases set outside the United States discuss how cultural settings can change the form of the problems and the strategies for addressing them. Offers many new concrete examples of gender issues that arise in the workplace: New cases examine harassment in the military and 'glass ceiling' issues as well as an updated look at gender stereotypes; promotion and benefits; career development; balancing work and family, sexual harassment, and much more! InstructorÆs Resources!áá The Second Edition offers a revised and updated InstructorÆs Resource guide. Intended Audience:áá This text is intended as a supplement for courses in Management, Human Resources, Public Administration, Gender Studies, Industrial Psychology, Social Psychology, and Sociology of Work. It is also useful in consulting and training environments.
 
Introduction
 
Half a Pie, or None?
 
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?
 
Did Attorney Evans Bump her Head on the Glass Ceiling?
 
Medical Mentoring
 
The Pregnant Professor
 
Kinder, Kirke, Kuche: Working Mothers in Germany
 
Sexual Harassment in the Military
 
Conclusion

Jacqueline DeLaat

Jacqueline DeLaat is McCoy Professor of political science at Marietta College in Ohio and she also teaches online for the University of Maryland’s University College. In addition, she has lectured in China and Brazil, and in 2003 was selected for a Fulbright Teaching Award. Her educational background is in American politics and she holds a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh in public administration. For over twenty five years Dr. DeLaat has taught political science in small liberal arts institutions, with major teaching areas in public policy, public administration, American politics and institutions, and women in politics and the... More About Author

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