Ann C. McGinley's Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a PDF

By Ann C. McGinley

In past due October 2013, the Miami Dolphins’ participant Jonathan Martin walked out on his workforce and checked right into a psychological healthiness establishment. the unique tale implied that Martin couldn't take the pro strain. inside of days, the tale replaced. information resources said that Martin’s teammates had again and again bullied him and therefore, the twenty-four year-old African American participant suffered severe melancholy. The reaction used to be skeptical, and plenty of opined the harassment concerned was once easily locker room banter that every one avid gamers undergo; primarily, that boys can be boys.
Masculinity at Work uses the Jonathan Martin case and others to investigate identify VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 throughout the lens of masculinities concept. Illustrating how harassment and discrimination can take place due to intercourse whether the gendered nature of the habit is still unseen to onlookers, this ebook educates readers in regards to the invisibility of masculine constructions and practices, how society constructs innovations of masculinity, and the way males (and occasionally girls) practice masculinity in numerous methods counting on their identities and situational contexts. utilizing a worldly mixture of criminal, gender, and social technological know-how research, the writer demonstrates how masculinities concept may also provide major insights into the behaviors and motivations of employers, in addition to office constructions that drawback either women and men who don't agree to gender stereotypes. either a theoretical disposition and a realistic consultant for felony information and judges at the interpretation of intercourse and race discrimination circumstances, Masculinity at Work explains how this concept can be utilized to interpret name VII in new, freeing methods.

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