For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

Gender Segregation at Work

by Walby, Sylvia (1988)


Explores explanations of gender segregation at work, the changing forms and levels of segregation, and deliberate attempts to reduce it. Provides the general theoretical and historical background, a number of specific case studies, and a discussion of such issues as part-time work, the role of trade unions, sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and racism in relation to gender segregation.


Gender, Gendered Labour, Equal Pay, Pay Gap, Wage Gap, Division Of Labour, Race, Racialised Labour, Gender Discrimination, Sexism, Pathologies Of Work, Unions, Part-Time Work


Women and Work, Occupational Segregation

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