HIERARCHIES, JOBS, BODIES:

@article{Acker1990HIERARCHIESJB,
  title={HIERARCHIES, JOBS, BODIES:},
  author={Joan Acker},
  journal={Gender & Society},
  year={1990},
  volume={4},
  pages={139 - 158}
}
In spite of feminist recognition that hierarchical organizations are an important location of male dominance, most feminists writing about organizations assume that organizational structure is gender neutral. This article argues that organizational structure is not gender neutral; on the contrary, assumptions about gender underlie the documents and contracts used to construct organizations and to provide the commonsense ground for theorizing about them. Their gendered nature is partly masked… Expand
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