Working women / Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Book | 2015
Available at WCTC Social Issues Collection (HD6053 .W6747 2015)
191 pages ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 176-178) and index.
Do women experience discrimination at work? The gender pay gap is the result of discrimination / Bryce Covert ; Why the gender gap won't go away. Ever. / Kay S. Hymowitz ; The gender pay gap is falling for young women / Hope Yen ; It is harder to fight workplace discrimination today / Nina Martin ; Being "too beautiful" becomes on-job liability / Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett -- How does motherhood affect working women? Moms who work are happier and healthier / Lisa Belkin ; Working mothers are guilty, but not unhappy / Office Mum ; Family-friendly policies can help working mothers / Marques Lang ; Is maternity leave a bad idea? / Tamsin McMahon -- How does the lean-in movement help working women? Leaning in can help women achieve career success / Sheryl Sandberg, as told to Cindi Leive ; The myth of balancing motherhood and a successful career / Sarah Hoye ; Leaning in promotes women's solidarity / Alyssa Rosenberg ; Leaning in ignores women's noncareer goals / Christina Hoff Sommers ; Leaning in shows success is about individual choices / Christine Rosen -- How does workplace harassment affect working women? Workplace harassment of women is a serious problem / Jessica Wakeman ; The truth about sexual harassment and retaliation / Julie Steinberg ; Sexual harassment remains endemic in low-wage jobs / Jane Slaughter ; Black women are especially vulnerable to workplace harassment / Kunbi Tinuoye ; Young men increasingly complain of workplace violations / Laura Gunderson.
This collection of articles pro and con on working women examines whether women experience discrimination at work, how motherhood affects working women, whether the Lean In movement helps working women, and how workplace harassment affects working women.