The Handbook of Gender and Work provides a comprehensive overview and synthesis of the literature and knowledge about gender and work. It equips the reader with a solid understanding of where we stand on gender and work issues and what the next directions for research and assessment will be. Under the skilled leadership of editor Gary N. Powell, an outstanding group of multidisciplinary and international researchers and scholars deliver their summary and analysis of current research and their views on how gender and work intersect along a variety of societal, economic, interpersonal, and organizational paradigms.

The Color and Culture of Gender in Organizations: Attending to Race and Ethnicity

The Color and Culture of Gender in Organizations: Attending to Race and Ethnicity

The color and culture of gender in organizations: Attending to race and ethnicity
Bernardo M.Ferdman

Growing numbers of theorists and researchers (e.g., Bell, Denton, & Nkomo, 1993; Cox & Nkomo, 1990; Holvino, 1994; St. Jean & Feagin, 1997) have called for increased attention to race and ethnicity as key variables in the study of gender in organizations, pointing out the limitations of a color- and culture-blind approach. Others seek more explicit consideration of gender when the focus is race or ethnicity. Hurtado (1997), for example, decries the separation of ethnic and gender studies and points out that research on group differences has not sufficiently addressed individuals' multiple group identifications and their relationships to psychological ...

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