Sosc lecture 2 (gender and work: gender segregation) Lots of discussion throughout the election re. the problem of low. Most vulnerable in workplace: women, youth, visible minorities, etc. Election coverage relevant to the course feminism making its way into the debate (changing political discourse) Elizabeth may cited discussing sexism and gender equality: patriarchal society and one that no one wants to talk about pertinent to our day to day lives. People are increasingly aware of income disparities/racial disparities/sex disparities. Topics in this course in election keep an eye out. Main question in readings: why is there this gender divide and. Ongoing question re gender and work continue to ponder why women/men are doing the same jobs. Heidi gottfried points out that there"s particular types of work that is gendered (where work gets done is gendered, how it"s done, and how it"s defined, and how work is rewarded/compensated) Gendered work: looking at work and economy through a feminist lens .