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Gender Gap

  • By: Jessica Looze & Michelle J. Budig
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

The concept of the “gender gap” can refer to any systematic difference in women's and men's participation in, or rewards from, paid work. Gender gaps in human capital such as education or work experience, gender gaps in employment participation, and gender ...

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