eBook At Issue: Gender Politics, 1st Edition

  • Susan Henneberg
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  • ISBN-10: 1534500138
  • ISBN-13: 9781534500136
  • DDC: 305.42
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 116 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

It is somewhat astounding that a gender gap continues to exist today in the United States and worldwide. Girls and women face educational roadblocks, economic disparity, threats to their health and safety, and biased laws. How can such treatment of the worlds mothers, sisters, wives, and daughters be permitted? This enlightening anthology presents a range of diverse viewpoints about the gender divide between men and women. Readers will learn the effects that culture and gender constructs have on this gap, and why it is an issue that concerns both women and men.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: US Women Trail the World in Political Equality.
2: The Gender Pay Gap Remains Consistent Over the Last Decade.
3: The Gender Pay Gap Is Not Due to Discrimination.
4: A Universal Basic Income Would Provide Opportunities for Parents.
5: Sexism Prevents Gender Equality in the Music Industry.
6: Women's Voices Are Silenced in the Tech Industry.
7: Ethnic Minority Women Are Excluded in the Workplace.
8: Women in Power Are Constrained by Clothing Choices.
9: Educating Girls and Women Has Huge Payoffs.
10: Girls Are Outperforming Boys in School.
11: Female Infanticide Is Leading to a World of “Missing Women”.
12: Women Are Using Social Media to Combat Violence Against Women in Elections.
Organizations to Contact.
Bibliography.
Index.