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10.2 Gender Discrimination and Occupational Segregation

Learning Objectives

  1. Define gender discrimination.
  2. Consider the ethics of occupational segregation.
  3. Discuss the doctrine of comparable worth.
  4. Define the glass ceiling.
  5. Examine the case of motherhood.