Research from the American Sociological Review finds gender stereotyping of jobs disadvantages both women and men. The article, “The Effects of Gendered Occupational Roles on Men’s and Women’s Workplace Authority: Evidence from Microfinance,“ explores how a managerial role can become gender-stereotyped and the effect that has on the authority of both male and female managers.
The ASA Task Force on Contingent Faculty was appointed to address the changes in faculty employment and working conditions, career prospects for graduate students, and the consequences for higher education that have resulted from the increased reliance on contingent faculty. Contingent faculty, both part-time and full-time non-tenure track, have increased dramatically. By 2011 a majority of faculty were employed part-time. Contingent faculty are least common at Ph.D.
Contributors to the essential anthology Journeys in Sociology use a life-course perspective to address the role of sociology in their lives.
New from Temple University Press in collaboration with the American Sociological Association.
For Mexican migrants skills learned in the United States create new opportunities for business formation and economic mobility
While numerous studies have documented a high rate of business formation among return migrants relative to non-migrants, most scholars treat migration as a source of financial capital to invest in businesses upon return home, rather than a pathway to skill learning and transfer.
Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World invites papers for a special issue on gender in the 2016 elections. We invite contributions on all topics relevant to gender and politics. Potential topics could include (but are not limited to): gender and the executive; women, social policy, and state legislative elections; intersectionality and the media; gender and public opinion; and women in changing political institutions. Informative papers on trends or cross-national comparisons are welcome as long as they are framed in relation to the 2016 U.S. election.
A new study has revealed that 27% of employees have witnessed their employer using online information to ‘profile’ job applicants. Approximately 55% of organizations now have a policy outlining how profiling can and should be used as an organizational strategy.
How does an adult determine the salaries of common careers? Pay secrecy is the norm in both US institutions of employment and US society at large
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