Occupational Segregation

  • Myra H. Strober
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Neither men and women nor whites and non-whites are distributed equally across occupations. This inequality by gender or race is termed occupational segregation. Occupational segregation by gender is of greater magnitude and has been more persistent over time. Also, it has been more widely studied.


American SOciological Review Labour Force Participation Rate Gender Segregation Occupational Segregation Earning Differential 
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