Gender, Class and Power

An Analysis of Pay Inequalities in the Workplace

Authors: Dawson, Tricia

  • Provides an examination of the barriers preventing women from achieving equal pay in the British printing industry
  • Combines a practitioner and academic perspective
  • Explores the theories behind gender discrimination and offers practical solutions
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About this book

With a particular focus on the British printing industry, this book tackles the ongoing issue of pay inequality and examines the challenges facing many women today. By analysing organisation processes within the workplace, the author considers the unequal allocation of power resources that generate and sustain women’s invisibility and argues that women’s power is often outflanked by that of their male colleagues. Written by a skilled academic with direct industry experience, this new book is an insightful read for those researching human resource management (HRM), women’s studies and diversity, as well as trade union officials and policy-makers.

About the authors

Tricia Dawson is a Lecturer in HRM at Keele University, UK and was previously Senior Lecturer in HRM at the University of Westminster. She was also employed by the Graphical, Paper and Media Union as Equality Policy Adviser for over 20 years from 1979.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Dawson, Tricia

    Pages 1-17

  • Theories of Discrimination

    Dawson, Tricia

    Pages 19-54

  • The Development of the Printing Industry: Workers’ and Employers’ Organisation

    Dawson, Tricia

    Pages 55-80

  • Missed Opportunities: The Failure of Union Solidarity in the Struggle for Control of the Labour Process

    Dawson, Tricia

    Pages 81-114

  • Gender or Skill? The Continuation of Segregated Work

    Dawson, Tricia

    Pages 115-149

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-58594-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-58593-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gender, Class and Power
Book Subtitle
An Analysis of Pay Inequalities in the Workplace
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-58594-3
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-58594-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-58593-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 267
Number of Illustrations and Tables
6 b/w illustrations
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