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ERIC Number: EJ975488
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISSN: ISSN-0889-4019
Gender Similarity or Gender Difference? Contemporary Women's and Men's Career Patterns
Whitmarsh, Lona; Wentworth, Diane Keyser
Career Development Quarterly, v60 n1 p47-64 Mar 2012
Career development research has often explored gender differences in and development of career patterns (Gottfredson, 2006). Hyde's (2005) meta-analysis indicated that men and women shared more similarities than differences. Applying Hyde's gender similarities hypothesis to careers, the authors conducted a 2-stage study. Stage 1 was an analysis of career choices of couples (a socioeconomically and educationally advantaged group) announcing their wedding in the "New York Times." Stage 2 was a comparison of a "New York Times" wedding cohort with a cohort from 11 other U.S. newspapers, examining national trends and exploring generalizability of the findings from Stage 1 of the study. Results revealed that there are shifting trends in career choices, most notably in the legal profession. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: United States; New York