Gender Bias as Related to Women in the Workplace

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Xlibris Corporation, Aug 14, 2000 - Law - 116 pages
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The book traces the history of gender bias toward women throughout history and contains a study specifically geared toward bias, which occurs in the careers of women, and demonstrates that the participation of females and males in the workforce is quite evident. A considerable amount of research exists that describes the lack of gender equity in the workplace. What is happening in the workplace and what should be happening in the workplace, in fact, appears to be quite different. This empirical study includes original surveys, secondary analyses of the data, and reports that offer significant factors with regards to gender equity in the workplace.

As reported in numerous pieces of literature, men are often unable to understand what women want which is carried over into the workplace with the feeling that people act and talk differently.

Consequently, the workplace hurts women. The reader will also become familiar with other enlightened people in our democracy who have assisted with this struggle in their efforts to improve and to bring further attention to gender equity.

 

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The author is a divorced mother of one adult daughter, Sharon Renee Gholson. She is involved in a relationship with a significant other, did clerical work for six years prior to teaching, has held several part-time clerical jobs while teaching, taught 22 years in the Public Schools in Petersburg, Virginia and has just completed 9 years in the Fairfax County Schools, Fairfax, Virginia. She organized a Girls’ Club at Annandale High School where she is currently assigned. Not only is she an active member of the James Solomon Russell Lions’ Den, but has served as its secretary and currently serves as treasurer of the Organization. The author has sponsored Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), is President of Women Ushers at Gillfield Baptist Church in Petersburg and organized the women for a District Conference from Virginia and Washington, DC. She is also a Golden Life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

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