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Pink Collar

  • By: Yasmin Zaidi & Winifred R. Poster
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Dress has been a marker of occupational stratification. Factory work involving manual labor has been metaphorically tagged as “blue collar” for its blue work shirts and jumpsuits. Office work, involving higher education and managerial skills, has been referred to as “white ...

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