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Glass Escalator

  • By: Catherine Connell
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

In her 1995 book Still a Man's World: Men Who Do Women's Work, Christine Williams developed the theoretical concept of the “glass escalator” to describe the career advancement of men who work in occupations predominantly populated by ...

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