Gender Stratification and the Workplace

Gender Stratification and the Workplace

Paper #1/Individual Assignment Gender Stratification and the Workplace Minimum 500 words For this assignment, you will illustrate how gender socialization, stereotypes and other factors influence the types of jobs and careers women and men have. You will also note that certain positions seem to “make sense”. Choose one male dominated and one female dominated job/profession. What are some characteristics associated with the position? Stereotypes, part time/low stress work to make time for family obligations/housework, required physical strength, glass ceiling, etc. Include in your essay a brief summary or your opinion as to why each gender would choose the position. For each position show: ~ approximate percentage of males/females occupying the position ~ education/training, license/certification/degree required ~ salary ~ chance for advancement. *Do not use nurse, day care workers, teacher, police officer, or firefighter. **Cite your sources!