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Gender Gap: Causes, Experiences and Effects $265.00
Editors: Samuel A. Davies
Book Description:
When women have fewer opportunities than men to develop their capacities in an egalitarian way, then we say that there is a gender gap. Although great conceptual and methodological advances have been achieved, and national policies have been developed in some countries to put an end to gender inequalities, what has really happened, in general, is an attenuation of those inequalities. This new book reviews research in the study of the gender gap and have included herein a statistical analysis on gender and ethnicity; gender differences in second language learning; the gender pay gap in the self-employed in the U.S., evolutionary aspects of sex differences and gender disparities between men and women scientists in academia.

Imprint: Nova Science

Table of Contents:
Preface

Gender and Ethnicity: The Problem of the Statistical Measurement in View of the Combination of Inequalities;pp. 1-58
(Jes˙s F. EstÚvez, EstefanÝa EstÚvez, Statistics for Equity Professional Network, Alicante, Spain, and others)

Biophysical Approach in Swimming: Gender Effect;pp. 59-80
(Ludovic Seifert, Tiago Barbosa, Per-Ludvik Kjendlie, CETAPS, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Rouen, France, and others)

Gender Differences in L2 Motivation: A Reassessment;pp. 81-101
(Alastair Henry, University West, Trollhattan, Sweden)

The Gender Pay Gap in Self-Employment in the U.S.;pp. 103-126
(Anh T. Le, Paul W. Miller, Business School, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia)

Evolutionary Aspects of Sex Differences in Human Body Size and Body Composition;pp. 127-145
(Sylvia Kirchengast, Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)

Understanding the Work Experience of Women Faculty in Nontraditional Fields: Bayesian Modeling of the 1993, 1999, and 2004 NSOPF Data;pp. 147-165
(Yonghong Jade Xu, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee)

The Flexibility Penalty in a Long-Term Perspective;pp. 167-194
(Tindara Addabbo, Donata Favaro, Department of Economics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, and others)

Gender Wage Differentials in Greece, 2004-2006: Evidence from Quantile Regression Analysis;pp. 195-214
(Evangelia Papapetrou, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Athens, Greece, and others)

The Gender Gap in Academic Achievements of Italian Graduates;pp. 215-234
(Carolina Castagnetti, Luisa Rosti, Dipartimento di Economia Politica e Metodi Quantitativi, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy)

Differences in Perceived Discrimination at Research and Teaching Institutions In the US;pp. 235-247
(Jennifer VanGilder, John Robst, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and others)

Gender and the Medical Profession: Current Situation of Female Physicians in Japan;pp. 249-259
(Chie Kaneto, Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

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   Series:
      Social Justice, Equality and Empowerment
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-606-3
   Status: AV
  
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