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Book Reviews Sex Roles‚ Vol. 39‚ Nos. 3/4‚ 1998 Wom en Entrepreneurs: Moving Beyon d the Glass Ceilin g. By Dorothy P. Moore and E. Holly Butter. United Kingdom: Sage Publishe rs‚ 1997‚ 261 pp. Wom en ‚ Ethnicity‚ and the Workplace. By Elizabeth Higginboth am and Mary Romero. California: Sage Publishe rs‚ 1997‚ 269 pp. The face of America s workplace is changing. While women are beginning to take their place in the upper tiers of corporate management‚ the problems of resistance in the workplace‚ discrimination‚ and work/family conflict remain issues that must be confronted. The effects of gender and race on workplace behaviors‚ discrimination‚ hiring decisions‚ and salary bias have been well docu- mented in the literature. Women Entrepreneurs: Moving Beyond the G lass Ceiling and Women‚ Ethnicity‚ and the Workplace represent two more ad- ditions to a growing body of literature that examine s women s career paths and workplace issues [(cf.‚ St. Jean and Feagin (1998) and Farmer (1997)]. While both books addre ss the challe nges faced by women as they seek to develop dynamic and viable careers‚ their areas of focus are different. Women who decide to remain in corporations de velop various coping mcehanisms Sex Roles Springer Journals

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Sex Roles , Volume 39 (4) – Oct 6, 2004

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Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright © 1998 by Plenum Publishing Corporation
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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