CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction 2. Psychological Gender Differences 3. Women, Work and Discrimination 4. Sexual Harassment: Organizational Perspective 5. A Feminist Reconstruction of Work 6. Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace 7. Update on Abortion Law 8. Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives 9. Women and Depression 10. Rape Resistance 11. Women’s Human Rights Abuses in the Name of Religion 12. Sexual Violence Against Women in War and Armed Conflict.
This book offers a sampling of the many ways that gender affects experience. Whether the context is domestic or international, a court-room or a business or a clinic, gender matters. It influences ideas’ and expectations, and they shape behavior and laws. Across settings, the experiences of women are shaped by patterns of power and dominance, cultural expectations, economic disparities, and internalized models of social relationships that are defined by gender.