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Currie, Jan; Hill, Beverley – Higher Education Policy, 2013
Studies worldwide have found that women's pay lags behind men's in academia. This article describes pay equity policies in Australia and overseas and the use of a pay equity audit as a strategic tool to reduce gender inequities at The University of Western Australia (UWA). As a research-intensive university, UWA resembles similar universities…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Research Universities
OECD Publishing, 2017
Gender inequalities persist in all areas of social and economic life and across countries. Young women in OECD countries generally obtain more years of schooling than young men, but women are less likely than men to engage in paid work. Gaps widen with age, as motherhood typically has marked negative effects on gender pay gaps and career…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Educational Trends, Violence, Females
Brown, Jami; Casolari, Amber – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2015
The gender wage gap in the United States is a well-documented social and economic phenomenon. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 has done little to bring parity between men's and women's wages. Existing data show a relationship between race, age, geography, immigration, education, and women's pay status. This study analyzes wage disparity within higher…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Salary Wage Differentials, Community Colleges, Federal Legislation
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2011
There has been a long-standing concern amongst policymakers, economists, and trade unions over the persistent earnings gap between men and women in the Canadian labour market. Although this gap has narrowed over time, women's average hourly wages still remain about 16% lower than that earned by men. The reasons for this inequality in male and…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Rank (Professional), Womens Education, Foreign Countries
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Saari, Mélanie L.; Wood, Eileen; Wood, Katherine – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2017
Work and negotiation experiences were examined among early adolescents (12-15 years) through a survey (N = 157) and follow-up interview (N = 89) conducted in two Canadian cities. Key findings, based on a mixed-method research approach, were (a) gifts were the primary income source; (b) females completed more chores than males, and younger…
Descriptors: Employment, Compensation (Remuneration), Comparable Worth, Early Adolescents
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Galbraith, Quinn; Callister, Adam Henry; Kelley, Heather – College & Research Libraries, 2019
This report draws upon two data sets to examine the gender wage gap among member institutions of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The first data set consists of 35 years of salary survey data collected by ARL and is used to provide trend data on the gender wage gap from 1980 to 2014 as well as present an in-depth look at the wage gap…
Descriptors: Salary Wage Differentials, Gender Differences, Salaries, Librarians
McChesney, Jasper – College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2018
The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) has published studies on equity and diversity among higher education administrators. They have found that women and ethnic minorities--analyzed separately--continue to face disadvantages regarding representation and pay. They were thus prompted to consider the…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, African American Teachers
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Jabbar, Huriya; Sun, Wei-Ling; Lemke, Melinda A.; Germain, Emily – Educational Policy, 2018
A growing body of research examines the role of elite networks, power, and race in the advocacy for market-based reforms and their ultimate effects on students, teachers, and communities of color. Yet, less research explores how such reforms interact with gender in the workplace, especially how policies such as school choice, competition, and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Females, Elementary Secondary Education, Privatization
Roach, Bonnie L. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2014
There is ample evidence that there still is a pay gap amongst men and women and the situation is no different if academia. Many studies have examined various types of gender discrimination in academia and two areas in particular are problematic--salaries and representation of female faculty in upper ranks of academia. This paper examines the past…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Disproportionate Representation, Gender Differences, Salary Wage Differentials
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Semali, Ladislaus M.; Shakespeare, Elizabeth S. – International Education Studies, 2014
In this article the authors contend that gender inequalities in occupational divisions of labor are better understood in reference to the concept of symbolic patriarchy. The conceptual framework is informed by social constructionist theories that view gender not merely in light of sexual or biological differences but as interwoven, fluid, and…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Gender Bias, Feminism, Masculinity
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Toukoushian, Robert K. – Research in Higher Education, 2000
Discusses methodology of gender equity studies on noninstructional employees of colleges and universities, including variable selection in the multiple regression model and alternative approaches for measuring wage gaps. Analysis of staff data at one institution finds that experience and market differences account for 80 percent of gender pay…
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Finance, Employment Practices, Higher Education
Castellani, Jennifer Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Research demonstrates that female staff in conservative, Christian colleges experience gender discrimination in a variety of forms, and this oppression is often because evangelical theology dictates women are ontologically second class citizens. This qualitative critical feminist dissertation specifically focuses on the gendered experiences of…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Christianity, Church Related Colleges
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Dobele, Angela R.; Rundle-Thiele, Sharyn; Kopanidis, Foula – Higher Education Research and Development, 2014
The achievement of gender equity in universities continues to warrant attention. Globally, universities have much work ahead of them if they are to redress the gender imbalance in senior positions and remuneration rates. To examine this issue, multiple sources of evidence were used to observe teaching and research workload of academic staff…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Gender Differences, Faculty Workload
Meyers, Laura E. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study investigates faculty gender pay equity in higher education. Using data from the 2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty and drawing on human capital theory, structural theory, and the theory of comparable worth, this study uses cross-classified random effects modeling to explore what factors may be contributing to the pay…
Descriptors: Salary Wage Differentials, Higher Education, Women Faculty, Teacher Salaries
Dey, Judy Goldberg; Hill, Catherine – American Association of University Women Educational Foundation, 2007
Women have made remarkable gains in education during the past three decades, yet these achievements have resulted in only modest improvements in pay equity. The gender pay gap has become a fixture of the U.S. workplace and is so ubiquitous that many simply view it as normal. "Behind the Pay Gap" examines the gender pay gap for college graduates.…
Descriptors: Employed Women, College Graduates, Comparable Worth, Gender Differences
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