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Gender and Sexuality in Male-Dominated Occupations: Women by Tessa Wright

By Tessa Wright

Examining women’s varied reviews of male-dominated paintings, this ground-breaking publication explores what sexuality and gender ability to girls operating within the development and shipping industries. utilizing bills from heterosexual girls and lesbians operating in expert, guide and operational roles, Gender and Sexuality in Male-Dominated Occupations adopts an intersectional method of study virtue and drawback at the foundation of gender, sexuality and occupational category in those sectors. Drawing on interviews and concentration teams, the writer examines why ladies decide to input male-dominated industries, their studies of office family, their use of women’s help networks and alternate unions, and the interface among domestic and paintings lives. featuring foreign and UK-based examples of potent interventions to extend women’s participation in male-dominated paintings, this significant publication highlights the necessity for political will to take on women’s underrepresentation, and indicates instructions for the future.  

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