Gender Stereotypes Of Household Work

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“Household Work” Opposing Viewpoints in Context By Dimitri Ivanovich Rostislavov 2006

Summary This article describes common gender discrimination in our life. Throughout history, certain occupations have been considered appropriate for men, while other work was reserved primarily for women. And women earn less than men, even same job. The inequality between women and men has deep roots.

Strengths This article claims the gender-occupational stereotypes have deep roots. It provides the data about the inequality between women and men, such as “As of 2003, female workers in the United States earned approximately 77 cents for each dollar earned by men.”

Weaknesses This article does not contain very much information for the research. Although
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For my Research, I would like to find out the history of inequality between different genders and why women has lower status. This source provides a lot of evidence and information of the history of gender crimination.

“The Road to Women’s Liberation, 4 Generations of American Women” Newsweek By Emily Baxter and Judith Warner May 12, 2015

Summary This article describes the evolution of American women. It explained “The Road to Women’s Liberation, 4 Generations of American Women.” The authors organized women in 4 kinds: Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and Millennials. And the authors compared these 4 generations of American women by the percentage of women in the labor force, percentage of women had a college degree, percentage of women in important positions, to show the evolution of women’s social class.

This article explains the evolution of American women’s social class clearly. The authors compare the 4 generations of women in many different ways, to make the readers understand the social class of women easily. And the main aspect of the article is women are becoming stronger, although women had lower status than man, but currently, women are being equal to
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This source provides the information of “How was women’s social status”, and “How is Women’s social status.” This article contains the data of the percentage of women in the labor force, and the percentage of women in the labor force had a college degree by the 4 generations of American women. It shows the female workers was less than male and most of the women were not well-educated in the past. But currently, Women also begin to earn more master's degrees than men, a trend that continues today. Therefore, I can get the comparison to explain my topic.

“Women Are Better Politicians than Men” Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Edited by Debra A. Miller, Greenhaven Press, 2013.

Summary This article claims the worse the voter discrimination against women, the better women from those districts fare in Congress: the researchers found that congresswomen elected in more conservative districts, where they may face greater sex-based selection, achieve even larger advantages in spending than the average congresswomen.

Strengths This article shows for now, women sponsor and co-sponsor significantly more bills than men, and that bills sponsored by women get more co-sponsorship support from their colleagues. More generally, congresswomen score higher on various statistical measures of "network centrality," meaning that they have stronger networks of collaboration than their male

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