Sex Roles (2013) 68:623–625 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0249-9 BOOK REVIEW The Resilience of Gender and Gender Inequality in the Contemporary United States Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World. By Cecilia L. Ridgeway, New York, Oxford University Press, 2011. 233 pp. $24.95 (paperback) ISBN13: 978-0-19-975578-3 Mary Blair-Loy & Melissann L. Herron Published online: 12 December 2012 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012 Framed by Gender is a succinct synthesis of decades of frame or organizing structure that leads to different status research by Cecilia L. Ridgeway and others on a big question: beliefs about the two groups. how, 40 years after Title IX, does gender inequality continue The author distinguishes between specific and diffuse to exist in the contemporary United States? Ridgeway, a status beliefs (p. 50). Specific status beliefs are beliefs that master social scientist (and President of the American Socio- members of one group are better than members of another logical Association), commands our attention from the first group at a specific task (e.g., sizing baby clothes), therefore page. advantaging members of the group believed to be more skill- She quickly summarizes the evidence on the ongoing ful in only particular situations. In contrast, diffuse
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