SOC271 Study Guide - Final Guide: Gender Pay Gap, Time Bind, Human Capital

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10 Apr 2014

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Men 73% were employed in 1975, in 2010 70% were employed. Women jumped from 42% in 1975 to 58% in 2010: expansion of post-secondary. Adult full-time employment rate by gender and marital status, 1951-1995. Married women grow from 9. 5% in 1951 to 62% in 1995: women"s numbers are catching up to men. Annual income by gender and age, full-time workers, 2006. Men"s incomes at 57 in the 50-54 age. Women"s incomes at 40 in the 50-54 age range. Average hourly wage for men and women employed full-time, by province. Percentage of families below low-income cut-off by type, 2010. Why do men earn more than women: job market segmentation (segregation) There are different kinds of jobs, some pay well and have lots of benefits, and some are the opposite. Men and women are not evenly proportioned in these kinds: horizontal segregation. 3% of machinists are female and hourly wage is 23$

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