Framed by Gender

  title={Framed by Gender},
  author={Cecilia L. Ridgeway},
Who Speaks and Who Listens: Revisiting the Chilly Climate in College Classrooms
Almost 40 years ago, scholars identified a “chilly climate” for women in college classrooms. To examine whether contemporary college classrooms remain “chilly,” we conducted quantitative and
Organizational Logic in Coworking Spaces: Inequality Regimes in the New Economy
Globalization, technological advances, and changing employment structures have facilitated greater flexibility in how and where many Americans do their paid work. In response, a new work arrangement,
The Duality of an Atypical Leader in Diversity Management: The Legitimization and Delegitimization of Diversity Beliefs in Organizations
An atypical leader is often celebrated as an individual who is likely to support workforce diversity in organizations. Yet the verity of the assumption that an atypical leader will invariably promote
Us versus Them: The Responses of Managers to the Feminization of High-Status Occupations
What happens when more and more women enter high-status occupations that were previously male-dominated occupations? This article explores how the processes by which the entrance of women into
How Do We “Do Gender”? Permeation as Over-Talking and Talking Over
Gendered expectations are imported from the larger culture to permeate small-group discussions, creating conversational inequalities. Conversational roles also emerge from the negotiated order of
Scaling Down Inequality: Rating Scales, Gender Bias, and the Architecture of Evaluation
Quantitative performance ratings are ubiquitous in modern organizations—from businesses to universities—yet there is substantial evidence of bias against women in such ratings. This study examines
The use of gender in the interpretation of BDSM
In this article, we explore the ways BDSM practitioners negotiate gender. Based on 32 in-depth interviews with BDSM practitioners and thousands of message board posts from the then-largest online
Obscuring Oppression: Racism, Cissexism, and the Persistence of Social Inequality
This article outlines a generic process in the reproduction of inequality the authors name obscuring oppression. On the basis of 35 in-depth interviews with college students seeking to make sense of
Why Should Women Get Less? Evidence on the Gender Pay Gap from Multifactorial Survey Experiments
Gender pay gaps likely persist in Western societies because both men and women consider somewhat lower earnings for female employees than for otherwise similar male employees to be fair. Two
When Two Bodies Are (Not) a Problem: Gender and Relationship Status Discrimination in Academic Hiring
Junior faculty search committees serve as gatekeepers to the professoriate and play vital roles in shaping the demographic composition of academic departments and disciplines, but how committees