A Review of Key Readings in the Study of Women and Management

A Review of Key Readings in the Study of Women and Management Sex Roles (2012) 67:127–130 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0129-3 BOOK REVIEW A Review of Key Readings in the Study of Women and Management Women and Management, Volumes 1 & 2. Edited by Caroline Gatrell, Cary L. Cooper and Ellen Ernst Kossek, Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2010. 1095 pp. $560 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-1-84844-326-6 Diana Bilimoria & Chantal van Esch Published online: 15 February 2012 # Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 Women and Management, Volumes I and II compile high- reasons why gender inequalities in full-time employment per- quality, mostly empirical, peer-reviewed journal articles that sist: women’s individual attitudes and orientations versus examine important topics relating to women in the manage- cultural norms in the workplace and the family including ment workplace. The articles chosen discuss relevant issues expectations for caretaking by women. Hamilton’snarrative such as women’s work commitment, barriers to career devel- study illuminates the largely invisible but powerful role of opment such as the effects of maternity breaks, the glass women in founding and maintaining family businesses, often ceiling in organizational advancement, work-life balance, subtly challenging extant patriarchy. The inclusion of Hamil- views of the body, the gender pay gap, the intersection of ton’s study under the theme of women’scommitmentis http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

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