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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCIOL 1A06
Professor
Tina Fetner
Semester
Winter

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Sociology 1A06 Jan 25/10 Gender – Sociology Culture and Structure  Meanings about gender have changed greatly over time  Are meanings of masculinity changing  Social position of women changing too  Higher percentage of women in labour force Gender Inequality – Wages  No gender inequality yet  Closer to gender equality than ever before  Better than it used to be Hours Worked  Women don’t work as many hours as men o Stay at home homes o More part-time work  This could accounts for difference in average wages Human Capital  Human capital explanations for wage differences focuses on qualities of the worker  Skills, credentials  Educational c
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