Gender Stratification in the IT Industry: Sex, Status and Social Capital

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This illuminating monograph introduces a status-equilibrating, social capital explanation for the persistent gender stratification in the field of information technology. The authors analyze why the workforce has become increasingly male-dominated over time by looking at how pre-employment conditions provide different experiences and opportunities for women and men. Employing a large-scale, longitudinal data set, this book forays further into the field than other contemporary studies, where all too often the debate focuses ...

Gender Stratification in the it Industry: Sex, Status and Social Capital 2010, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham

ISBN-13: 9781849801140