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The Conventional Wisdom (is Wrong)

Nicholas Carnes

in The Cash Ceiling

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182001
eISBN:
9780691184203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182001.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter has two aims. The first is to do what the proponents of the conventional wisdom about workers never do, namely, test their ideas using actual data on U.S. politics. The second is to ... More


The Underutilization of Women

Judy B. Rosener

in America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Across various organizations, professional women often experience the feeling of being underutilized or devalued. The survey that the author conducted revealed how underutilization was an issue that ... More


Reflecting Diversity

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter describes the book Underpants Dance, which only depicts four white people out of all the thirty characters. However, the book still shows quite a significant underrepresentation of ... More


Gender Differences in Cognition: Results from Meta-Analyses

Janet Shibley Hyde and Nita M. McKinley

in Gender Differences in Human Cognition

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195112917
eISBN:
9780199846900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112917.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter introduces the statistical technique of meta-analysis, which provides a quantitative method for assessing what many different research studies, taken together say about the existence and ... More


The Transition of Women from the Academic World to the IT Workplace: A Review of the Relevant Research

Kathryn M. Bartol and William Aspray

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines the reasons for the underrepresentation of women in the IT workforce. It reviews the (scant) literature that reports research results on the transition of women from the ... More


A Critical Review of the Research on Women’s Participation in Postsecondary Computing Education

J. McGrath Cohoon and William Aspray

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter reviews the literature on women in postsecondary computing education. It highlights two conditions that contribute to the persistence of women's underrepresentation. The first condition ... More


Framing The Fosters: jokes, racism and Black and Asian voices in British comedy television

Gavin Schaffer

in Adjusting the Contrast: British Television and Constructs of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100986
eISBN:
9781526132185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100986.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter interrogates the relationship between television comedy, power and racial politics in post-war Britain. In a period where Black and Asian Britons were forced to negotiate racism as a ... More


An Overview: Catholics in the South and Desegregation, 1971–1992

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The early 1970s saw growing disillusionment among southern African American Catholics with diocesan desegregation policies that had produced little desegregation, ignored blacks in the ... More


Candidate Sex and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

Kathleen Dolan

in When Does Gender Matter?: Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199968275
eISBN:
9780190201142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968275.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the reader to several questions surrounding the study of the impact of candidate sex on the success of women candidates. In thinking about women’s underrepresentation in ... More


Party-System Collapse in South America

in Party-System Collapse: The Roots of Crisis in Peru and Venezuela

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782364
eISBN:
9780804783927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782364.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the history of the collapse of the party-system in Peru and Venezuela. This book investigates what motivated most Peruvian and Venezuelan voters to abandon the ... More


Ideological Underrepresentation and Voter Defection

in Party-System Collapse: The Roots of Crisis in Peru and Venezuela

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782364
eISBN:
9780804783927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782364.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter investigates the role of ideological underrepresentation in citizens' ultimate decisions to vote outside of the traditional party system in Peru and Venezuela, arguing that the voters ... More


Integration of Micro- and Macrodata on Consumer Income and Expenditures

Clinton P. McCully

in Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226121338
eISBN:
9780226121475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121475.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Household income and expenditure estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis measure aggregate and per capita averages, but provide no information on the distribution of income, crucial to ... More


Gender and Philosophical Intuition*

Wesley Buckwalter and Stephen Stich

in Experimental Philosophy: Volume 2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199927418
eISBN:
9780190267698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199927418.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses the issue of the underrepresentation of women in philosophy by presenting an account regarding gender differences in philosophical institutions. It begins with an analysis of ... More


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