Sex Segregation


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A controversial policy of separating people by gender, often understood to be in public places. Critics of sex segregation contend that it is a violation of human rights; supporters argue it is necessary to maintain decency, modesty, female safety, or the family unit
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Differences in basis of identity--either interdependent or independent--may explain sex segregation among practice settings to some degree.
Sex segregation in the workplace is a real, flagrant manifestation of segregation in the global labor market.
Studying race or ethnic and sex segregation at the establishment level: methodological issues and substantive opportunities using EEO-1 reports.
The effects of occupational sex segregation and the spatial distribution of jobs on commuting patterns.
And she isn't alone - the Equal Opportunities Commission has published a report and wants to tackle what it calls sex segregation at work in professions such as Naomi's.
The persistence of sex segregation at VMI might have been the result of inertia, not a considered decision by the political branches.
This entire system of sex segregation is challenged when a publisher of Aperture's stature releases a book like "Love & Lust.
Some critics also claim that sex segregation in education reinforces discriminatory behavior against girls, as when girls were forced to take classes in home economics while boys took shop classes premised on biases about the likely lifelong careers of males and females.
Sex segregation, both during play and in the classroom, polarizes the sexes and contributes to female invisibility.
The social norms and behaviours surrounding intimacy, privacy, nudity and sex segregation form a significant part of cultural understandings.
In chapter eight some older themes are revisited by Browne and Tigges: sex segregation of jobs; private/public labour of women and the privileging of male and white positions in paid labour.
The much-feared mutaween roam the streets wielding sticks to enforce dress codes and sex segregation and to ensure that prayers are performed on time.