Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City (Studies in by Linda McDowell PDF

By Linda McDowell

The altering nature of waged paintings in modern complex commercial international locations is among the most vital features of political and financial debate. it's also the topic of severe debate between observers of gender. Capital Culture explores those alterations focusing fairly at the gender kinfolk among the boys and ladies who paintings within the monetary providers area. The a number of ways that masculinities and femininities are built is published in the course of the research of interviews with buyers, investors, analysts and company financiers.

Drawing on more than a few disciplinary techniques, many of the ways that gender segregation is confirmed and maintained is explored. In attention-grabbing aspect, the typical reports of fellows and ladies operating in more than a few jobs and in numerous areas, from the dealing rooms to the boardrooms, are tested. This quantity is exclusive in concentrating on males in addition to ladies, exhibiting that for males too there are a number of methods of doing gender at work.

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