New book breaks down gender issues and employment in the 21st century

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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A new book co-edited by the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing’s Glenda Strachan, foundation member Kaye Broadbent and Geraldine Healy of Queen Mary University of London is shining a new light on the issues of gender and professions in the 21st century. “The professions in Australia and internationally traditionally encompassed occupations which were male […]

‘Oh my goodness you’re a girl!’: Women engineers and informal networking in Australia

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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After finishing high school in 1974, Kim Ball applied for to become a cadet hydrographer. She was accepted into the program, but her excitement was soon turned into disappointment when she was asked to call back to arrange details. “I remember that day, I rang the office, and a woman answered, and I said this […]

Bridging the Gap: Analysing Regulations and Gender Norms in the Workplace

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Professor David Peetz and of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, and Professor Georgina Murray have released a new book that they have edited that aims to reshape how we look at gender gaps. The concept for Women, Labor Segmentation and Regulation: Varieties of Gender Gaps comes from Peetz’s 2015 article in the Cambridge […]