Category Archives: Work

Inequality in the Workforce: WNBA vs NBA

Recently owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks went on to say that given the opportunity he would draft in the upcoming NBA Draft Britney Griner. During the draft, athletes who played in college can enter with a chance to play … Continue reading

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Family Structure and Economy

Family structure has varied widely throughout time.  One aspect of a society that could be looked at as having a large impact on the way its people structure their families is the economy.  While economies are dependent on the time … Continue reading

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Where are the missing victims?

Sexual harassment is not rare; it is extremely widespread. 40 – 60 % of working women and students at colleges are effected by sexual harassment. The “Legal definition of Sexual Harassment According to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: … Continue reading

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Where are all the female game developers?

In an earlier post, I examined the rising role of female gamers in the gaming community and the way women are portrayed. One of the comments to this post had an interesting point. “The roles that women are portrayed in are definitely … Continue reading

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Switching Roles

For a long time, a stereotypical family was a stay at home mom who took care of the house and children.  The men, would go out to work and were the “moneymakers” and would come home to a cooked meal … Continue reading

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Invisible Work

Activities such as cleaning, cooking, and caring for children and the elderly all fall under the category of domestic work. As we have seen thus far in our study of gender, women typically do the domestic work. In the United … Continue reading

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Not so “stereotypical”

http://articles.latimes.com/2013/feb/26/business/la-fi-yahoo-telecommuting-20130226 According to Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer, she has decided to not allow her staffers work from home any longer. She has requested if they would like to keep their job, they have to show up to the office everyday … Continue reading

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