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Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald – Social Forces, 1993
Analysis of North Carolina survey data indicates that females' average hourly wages were 71% of males', and blacks' wages were 78% of whites'. Human capital factors (educational attainment and occupational experience) explained 31% and 3% of the racial and gender gaps, respectively. Job gender composition explained 56% of the gender gap; job…
Descriptors: Blacks, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Sarigöz, Okan – Online Submission, 2019
Inclusive education model is defined by UNESCO as an education model which involves the processes of respecting the variety of needs of learners, contributes to the participation of learners to the culture and society and helps alleviate discrimination within the educational system. This education model includes all the necessary changes in terms…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship
Webb, Joyce G. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2010
On April 20, 2010, United States President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring National Equal Pay Day. In the proclamation it was recognized that despite years of progress in the workforce, women are still not paid as much as men. The proclamation states: Throughout our Nation's history, extraordinary women have broken barriers to achieve…
Descriptors: Daughters, Salary Wage Differentials, Females, Gender Differences
Rosenberg, Judith H. – 1988
These instructional materials focus on federal laws and executive orders that prohibit sex discrimination in employment and education. The materials consist of the following: (1) a list of some of the legislation covered; (2) a list of relevant materials and resources; (3) a list of 14 instructional activities, each described by one or a few…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal)
Nunnelley State Technical Coll., Childersburg, AL. – 1988
This document discusses issues of gender equity in the workplace which are pertinent to the high school counselor. The first chapter provides guidelines for helping students to understand gender equity issues. These guidelines include asking the students if they would have the same career goals if they were of the other sex and challenging the…
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), High Schools, Higher Education, School Counseling
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Reno, Virginia P.; Ekman, Lisa D. – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is an essential lifeline for millions of Americans. Without it, many families would be in deep financial distress. SSDI is insurance that workers pay for through premiums deducted from their pay. In return, workers gain the right to monthly benefits if a disabling condition ends their capacity to earn a…
Descriptors: Financial Problems, Independent Living, Insurance, Access to Health Care
Ferber, Marianne A. – 1991
Public policies intended to help those who are disadvantaged by the traditional sexual division of family and work responsibilities often tend to perpetuate the very system responsible for many inequalities. One example of such policies is the present income tax structure. Because goods and services produced in the household are not taxed,…
Descriptors: Employment Practices, Family Structure, Fathers, Federal Legislation
Manning, Roger W. – 1993
A study examined the relationship among gender, moral orientation, and pay. Although the participants were about equal in terms of gender, 48 males and 53 females, males tended to hold higher degrees. The researcher hypothesized that salaries would be differentiated based on gender and moral orientation. Assumptions were that care-oriented males…
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Colleges, Higher Education, Moral Development
New York State Education Dept., Albany. – 1993
This document contains a policy paper and an accompanying background paper that documents the persistence in New York State educational institutions of unequal treatment and unequal achievement between the sexes--inequities that contribute to unequal career opportunities later on. The background paper reviews in detail the progress of New York…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
National Committee on Pay Equity, Washington, DC. – 1989
Pay equity, sometimes referred to as comparable worth, is a remedy for wage discrimination based on race or sex. It's basic premise is that pay should be based on job-related factors such as skill, effort, responsibility and working conditions, not on a worker's gender or race. Studies have consistently demonstrated that jobs predominantly held by…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Comparable Worth, Employed Women, Employment Practices
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Osgood, Jayne – Gender and Education, 2005
In this paper I undertake a critical discourse analysis of the recent recruitment drive the Sure Start Unit has waged on Government web pages to encourage greater access to, and uptake of, careers in childcare. I argue that the messages inherent within the Sure Start Unit's rhetoric are laden with classed notions about who should enter the…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Child Caregivers, Child Care Occupations, Females
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Lyons, Michael; Smith, Meg – Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 2007
In March 2006 the Industrial Relations Commissions of New South Wales and Queensland utilised their equal-remuneration wage-fixing principles to address the gender undervaluation of childcare work. In doing so the tribunals explicitly rejected employer arguments used in the past to limit increases in award rates of pay for childcare workers. While…
Descriptors: Minimum Wage, Compensation (Remuneration), Labor Relations, Foreign Countries
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Tanggaard, Lene; Nielsen, Klaus – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
This paper reports the results of an interview study of 18 current and former pupils in the Danish "Folkeskole" (primary and secondary public school) from 1930 up to the present. The aim of the study is to provide a forum for usually unheard voices on the subject of everyday life in school. The study pays special attention to relational…
Descriptors: Interviews, Foreign Countries, Folk Schools, Power Structure
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Wilson, Dolly Smith – Gender and Education, 2007
The interwar decades saw a bitter recruiting war between the NUT (National Union of Teachers), the National Union of Women Teachers (NUWT), and the National Association of Schoolmasters (NAS), which like the NUWT broke away from the NUT in the early 1920s. The NAS opposed the NUT's official policy shift to support equal pay for male and female…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Power Structure, Unions
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Hakim, Catherine – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
There are no sex differences in cognitive ability but enduring sex differences in competitiveness, life goals, the relative emphasis on agency versus connection. Policy-makers' and feminist emphasis on equal opportunities and family-friendly policies assumes that sex discrimination is the primary source of sex differentials in labour market…
Descriptors: Females, Careers, Gender Differences, Cognitive Ability
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