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Soci 4250 - Gender and Society

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Chapter 9 Vocabulary How Does Gender Affect the Type of Work We Do 1 Formal paid labor an hourly wage or salary or some kind of paycheck from which taxes were taken meaning the income was reported to the government 2 Informal labor there is no legal contract for the work not necessarily a set hourly wage or salary none of the income is reported to the government by the employer or employee 3 Own account workers those who are self employed with no employees working for them 4 Contributing family workers a kind of own account worker who works without pay in an establishment operated by a related person living in the same household 5 Vulnerable employment the sum of own account workers contributing family workers less likely to have formal work arrangements are therefore more likely to lack decent working conditions adequate social security voice through effective representation by trade unions similar organizations 6 Compensatory masculinity lower class husbands follow this an exaggerated form of masculinity involving drugs alcohol sexual carousing that is used to demonstrate defiance independence from both the control of their wives the establishment higher status men 7 Egalitarian masculinity higher class men do not engage in the same compensatory masculinity that lower class men engage in therefore are able to express their masculinity as more civilized refined closer to a situation of gender equity 8 Oppositional culture a coherent set of values beliefs practices which mitigates the effects of oppression reaffirms that which is distinct from the majority culture 9 Glass escalator the invisible pressure that men in these occupations face to move upward in their professions 10 Glass ceiling refers to the fact that despite the progress women have made into many managerial positions in the business world they are still far less likely than men to have jobs that involve exercising authority over people resources 11 Sex segregation refers to the concentration of women



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