Promoting gender equality through balanced analysis of both sexes, Gender and work in Today's World: A Reader explores the experiences of both men and women in the work force, focussing especially on gender-non-traditional jobs (i.e. men as nursed and women in the police force) and non-traditional work structures (i.e. Part-time,temporary, and odd-hour work), work over the life course, and sexual harassment.
Table of Contents
Part I Women at Work -- Part II Men at Work -- Part III Women and Men in Nontraditional jobs -- Part IV Nontraditional Work Structures -- Part V Gender Matters -- Part VI Problems on the job -- Part VII Work/Home conflict: Time and Domestic Labor -- Part VIII The Parent trap -- Part IX Work over the life course -- Bibliography -- Index.