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I Will Follow Him: Family Ties, Gender-Role Beliefs, and Reluctance to Relocate for a Better Job
This article tests competing explanations for why wives in dualearner couples are less willing than husbands to relocate for a better job. Hypotheses are derived from a neoclassical market model thatExpand
Men and Women at Work: Sex Segregation and Statistical Discrimination
This article develops and tests hypotheses about the determinants of sex segregation in occupations employing both men and women, analyzing data on a diverse sample of California establishments. InExpand
Minimizing Workplace Gender and Racial Bias
WILLIAM T. BIELBY University of California, Santa Barbara bielbyw@Rsssf: ucsb. ed u Assessment of Yob Applicants." Social Psychology Quarterly 57: 326-339. Glass, Xennifer. 2000. "Envisioning theExpand
Bringing the Firms Back in: Stratification, Segmentation, and the Organization of Work
This essay examines the shift toward "structural" explanations in recent studies of inequality. After reviewing this body of research and some of its shortcomings, we examine its theoreticalExpand
Family ties: balancing commitments to work and family in dual earner households.
This paper examines the process by which married men and women form and balance work and family identities. Hypotheses derived from alternative conceptualizations of the commitment process are testedExpand
Organizational Mediation of Project-Based Labor Markets: Talent Agencies and the Careers of Screenwriters
We examine how organizations that mediate life-of-project employment segment the labor market in a culture industry. Using longitudinal data on writers for television and feature films, we examineExpand
WOMEN AND MEN IN FILM
Distinctive features of culture industries suggest that women culture workers face formidable barriers to career advancement. Using longitudinal data on the careers of screenwriters, we examineExpand
The Structure of Opportunity: How Promotion Ladders Vary within and among Organizations.
A previous version of this paper was presented at the 1984 Academy of Management annual meeting. The authors gratefully acknowledge research support from the National Science Foundation (SESExpand
"All Hits Are Flukes": Institutionalized Decision Making and the Rhetoric of Network Prime-Time Program Development
Drawing upon institutionalist theory this artcle analyzes how the introduction of new cultural objects produced for a mass audience is managed through an organized discourse. Data come formExpand
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