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The seduction of outcomes: concluding remarks

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter reviews the main arguments of this research and suggests future policy directions. The stubborn survival of vertical occupational sex segregation (VOSS) has prompted a range of ... More


Introduction

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The key line of argument of this book is that there is a lack of fit between predominant definitions and explanations of occupational sex segregation on the one hand, and contemporary empirical ... More


Explanations of occupational sex segregation

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a critical analysis of causal explanations of vertical occupational sex segregation (VOSS). It evaluates the representative theories from three major ‘explanatory camps’: ... More


VOSS in the BBC

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter illustrates the major quantitative findings of a large and detailed empirical investigation of occupational sex segregation in the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It first ... More


What people say in the BBC

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the themes that underpin the major explanatory theories of vertical occupational sex segregation (VOSS), and scrutinises them through the lens of qualitative analysis. It also ... More


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