01 January 2015
Since the 1970s, major changes in reproductive freedom, education, and the passage of equal employment laws have impacted women’s experience in the workplace. My thesis is a US-based study that examines the progress of women’s equal employment opportunities from the 1970s to today. Chapter 1 provides the context of discrimination in the 1970s. Chapter 2 provides detailed literature reviews on reproductive freedom and education separately. Section 2.1 shows the relationship between reproductive freedom and increased labor force participation. Section 2.2 finds that higher levels of education encourage women to seek employment in traditionally male-dominant positions. Section 2.3 adds alternative explanations to women’s increased labor force participation rate, such as the aftermath of WWII and changing social attitudes. Chapter 3 gives an overview of women in management in the United States. Section 3.1 examines the history of equal employment laws and how they are subsequently enforced. Chapter 3.2 explains why women in the United States today are still victims of the glass ceiling. Chapter 3.3 compares the status of women in higher management as well as policy trends (maternity leave, childcare subsidization) between the United States and other countries. Chapter 3 draws models from other countries and shows how female management in developed Asian countries successfully included women in top management over time. Chapter 4 is the conclusion of my thesis. Section 4.1 concludes that the United States has a long way to go to achieve truly equal employment opportunities. Section 4.2 provides suggestions and directions for future research.
Thesis--Hamburg. / Cover title. Vita. "Quellen und literatur": p. ix-xix.
Some defects and merits in the education of women in Missouri an analysis of past and present education methods and a proposal for the future,Templin, Lucinda de Leftwich. January 1900 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Missouri, 1926. / Bibliography: p. 253-256.
Shaping up to womanhood : a study of the relationship between gender and girls' physical education in a city-based Local Education Authority.Scraton, Sheila J. January 1989 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Open University. BLDSC no. DX90523.
Weiberfeinde - Weiberfreunde? die Querelle des femmes im Kontext konfessioneller Konflikte um 1600 /Drexl, Magdalena. January 2006 (has links)
Thesis (doctoral)--Universität, Bochum, 2002. / Includes bibliographical references (p. 388-426) and index.
Mouser, Barbara Kay.
Thesis (MABS)--Dallas Theological Seminary, 1983. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves 65-70).
Moore, Terri Darby.
Thesis (Th. M.)--Dallas Theological Seminary, 2003. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves -93).
La condition des femmes dans la législation des États-Unis thèse pour le doctorat présentée et soutenue le 23 janvier 1899, à 8 heures 1/2 /Gaillard, Henry. January 3799 (has links)
Thesis (doctoral)--Université de Paris, 1899. / At head of title: Faculté de droit de Paris. Reproduction of original from Harvard Law School Library. Bibliography: p. -203.
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Catholic University of America, 1924. / Reproduction of original from Yale Law School Library. Bibliography: p. 129-139.
Luschinsky, Mildred Stroop,
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Cornell University, June 1962. / eContent provider-neutral record in process. Description based on print version record.
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