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Doucet, Christine; Durand, Claire; Smith, Michael – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2008
This study examines the gender pay gap among university faculty by analyzing gender differences in one component of faculty members' salaries--"market premiums." The data were collected during the Fall of 2002 using a survey of faculty at a single Canadian research university. Correspondence analysis and logistic regression analysis were…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Recognition (Achievement), Collective Bargaining, Salary Wage Differentials
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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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O'Connor, Pat – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
Global scholarship has documented gender discrepancies in power in higher education institutions (HEIs) for several decades. That research is now supported by wider gender equality movements such as those concerned with unequal pay and sexual harassment. Underlying these is the under-representation of women in senior management and full…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Higher Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females
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Addai, Prince; Kyeremeh, Evans; Abdulai, Wahab; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
There is high incidence of teachers' agitation for a better pay and other conditions of service in Ghana. This study assessed the influence of job satisfaction and organizational justice on turnover intentions among teachers. One hundred and fourteen teachers at the Offinso South District of Ghana were conveniently selected to complete the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes, Labor Turnover
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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
Allegretto, Sylvia; Mishel, Lawrence – Economic Policy Institute, 2018
Teacher strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Colorado have raised the profile of deteriorating teacher pay as a critical public policy issue. Teachers and parents are protesting cutbacks in education spending and a squeeze on teacher pay that persist well into the economic recovery from the Great Recession.…
Descriptors: Teacher Salaries, Salary Wage Differentials, Public School Teachers, Compensation (Remuneration)
Mighty, Nardiann Kenisha – ProQuest LLC, 2013
States are implementing performance programs to help reform compensation systems for teachers; however, little is known on teachers' perception on alternative pay plans. Accordingly, this research study examined the types of pay-for-performance programs Georgia teachers prefer by exploring their perceptions of pay for individual performance, pay…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Merit Pay, Teacher Surveys, Online Surveys
Ma, Jennifer; Pender, Matea; Welch, Meredith – College Board, 2016
This report documents differences in the earnings and employment patterns of U.S. adults with different levels of education. It also compares health-related behaviors, reliance on public assistance programs, civic participation, and indicators of the well-being of the next generation. In addition to reporting median earnings by education level,…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Adults, Educational Attainment, Income
Farrington, Jeanne – Performance Improvement Quarterly, 2012
With the obvious gains in pay and employment equity for women in the workplace during the last 50 years, both in measurable changes and in legislation designed to ensure such changes, some have assumed that gender discrimination is a thing of the past. However, despite improvements, equal pay for equal work and equal opportunities for hiring,…
Descriptors: Gender Discrimination, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Salary Wage Differentials, Personnel Selection
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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Caz, Çagdas; Yildirim, Mehmet – World Journal of Education, 2019
Health is one of the most valuable things that we can have. The first thing that comes to mind when we think of health is our physical structure. However, mental health is also of crucial importance. In this context, the aim of this study is to examine physical education teachers' health promoting and protective behaviors in terms of different…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Health Promotion, Eating Habits, Sleep
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O'Meara, KerryAnn; Fink, John; White-Lewis, Damani Khary – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2017
Outside offers, defined as comparable offers of employment at another organization, are means by which faculty determine their relative market worth and increase their salary at their home institution. Despite the career advantages associated with outside offers, little is known about the groups of faculty most likely to receive them. For example,…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Academic Rank (Professional), Employment Opportunities, College Faculty
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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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Virtanen, Sonja; Räikkönen, Eija; Ikonen, Pasi – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2015
Because of a deeply gendered history of craft education in Finland, technology education has a strong gender-related dependence. In order to motivate girls into pursuing technological studies and to enable them to see their own potential in technology, gender sensitive approaches should be developed in technology education. This study explores…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Technology Education, Student Motivation, Elementary School Students
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