An Exploration of its Causes and Effects of Sexism in the U.S. Workplace


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An Exploration of its Causes and Effects of Sexism in the U.S. Workplace
For hundreds of years, women’s work, whether paid or unpaid, has been seen as unimportant, has been undervalued, and has been segregated from work performed by men on local and national levels. This has often been the case even when men and women perform the same kinds of work in the same kinds of work environments. The fundamental underlying cause of such discriminatory payroll practices has been the misogyny and sexism our social structure still advocates, locally, nationally, and internationally in the seemingly “modern” twenty-first century. This paper will focus attention on women’s working lives in the United States, but will also consider the ways in which...
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