ASA Item of Interest: Regular Session on Gender & Work

Regular Session on Gender & Work
Tuesday, Aug. 15.  2:30 -4:10 PM.
Palais des congrès de Montréal, Level 5, 512D

Description
Gendered barriers and opportunities continue to shape the experience of women and men workers and the structural and cultural contexts of workplaces. This session contains six papers with fresh analyses of these issues in occupations that vary in their degree of precarity, professionalization, and gender segregation.

Papers:
Inside the Black Box of Organizational Life: The Gendered Language of Performance Assessment, *Shelley J. Correll, Stanford University*Katherine Weisshaar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill*Alison Wynn, Stanford University*JoAnne Delfino Wehner, Stanford University

Getting to the Core: How Occupational Beliefs Shape Sex Segregation, *Sharon Koppman, University of California, Irvine

The Price of Crude and the Deserving Professional: Gender Inequality in the Oil Industry, *Amanda Bosky, University of Texas at Austin*Chandra Muller, University of Texas*Christine L. Williams, University of Texas at Austin

Understanding Perceptions of Career Barriers and the Gendered Career Strategies of Women Scientists in Academia, *Sharon R. Bird, Oklahoma State University*Laura Rhoton

Cool for Some: The Gendered Experiences of Precarious Work, *Yasemin Besen-Cassino, Montclair State University*Richard E. Ocejo, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

Gambling with Life: The Occupational Risks of Being an Unauthorized Migrant Roofer in the United States,*Sergio Chavez, Rice University*Claire E. Altman, University of Missouri

Organizer & Presider:
Mary Blair-Loy
mblairloy@ucsd.edu
Department of Sociology, UC San Diego
Center for Research on Gender in STEMM

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