Drawing on a range of disciplinary approaches, the various ways in which gender segregation is established and maintained is explored. In fascinating detail, the everyday experiences of men and women working in a range of jobs and in different spaces, from the dealing rooms to the boardrooms, are examined. This volume is unique in focusing on men as well as women, showing that for men too there are multiple ways of doing gender at work.
List of Tables.
Introduction: Money and Work..
Part I. Gender at Work.
Thinking through Work: Gender, Power and Space.
City Work/Places: The Old and New City.
Gendered Work Patterns.
Gendered Career Paths.
The Culture of Banking: Reproducing Class and Gender Divisions..
Part II. Bodies at Work.
Engendered Cultures: The Impossibility of Being a Man.
Body Work 1: Men Behaving Badly.
Body Work 2: The Masqueraders.
Conclusions: Rethinking Work/Places.
Appendix: The Field Work.