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Class Inequalities Among Women
Autori/Curatori: Ruth Milkman 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2016 Fascicolo: 144  Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  7 P. 30-36 Dimensione file:  79 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SL2016-144003
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Since the 1970s, gender inequalities have declined dramatically in the USA, but in the same period, class inequalities rapidly widened, with profound implications for both women and men. This article documents the fact that class inequalities among women in the 21st century USA are greater than ever before. Job segregation by gender declined in elite jobs but remained unchanged in working-class jobs. And endogamous marriage and mating further multiplied inequalities among women. Although public concern about class inequality has surged in recent years, the rapid rise in within-group’ inequalities among women has received far less attention.

A partire dagli anni Settanta del Novecento, le disuguaglianze di genere hanno conosciuto una forte riduzione negli Stati Uniti ma ciò è avvenuto a fronte di un notevole aumento delle disuguaglianze di classe per entrambi i generi. In questo articolo le disuguaglianze di classe per le donne del XXI secolo siano arrivate a livelli mai raggiunti prima, negli Stati Uniti. La frammentazione occupazionale di genere è diminuita tra i professionisti ma è rimasta invariata all’interno della classe operaia. Il matrimonio endogamo moltiplica ulteriormente le disuguaglianze tra le donne. Nonostante un crescente interesse politico per le disuguaglianze di genere negli ultimi anni, l’aumento repentino di disuguaglianze intra-categoriali tra donne non ha rievuto l’attenzione dovuta.
Keywords: Genere, classe, disuguaglianze, donne, endogamia

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Ruth Milkman, Diseguaglianze di classe tra donne in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 144/2016, pp. 30-36, DOI:10.3280/SL2016-144003


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