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Men & Women and Tools Bridging the Divide by Marcia Braundy
  

Men & Women and Tools Bridging the Divide

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Synopsis

Men & Women and Tools Bridging the Divide by Marcia Braundy

Revealing how Canadian women still represent less than three percent of trades workers despite the many equity initiatives that encouraged them to work in this field, this discussion explores the disparity and why it continues to exist. Approaching the issue from the perspective of a tradesperson, the author focuses on male resistance to the inclusion of women in technical work. Drawing from firsthand interviews with several male and female tradespeople, this investigation presents a short play from their words, illustrating deeply-ingrained notions of masculinity and female roles. Deconstructing the play line by line, the author weaves together scholarly research and lived experience to explore the historical and cultural origins of the ideas expressed.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st December 2011

Author

Marcia Braundy

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Publisher

Fernwood Publishing Co Ltd

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Categories

Gender studies, gender groups

ISBN

9781552664483

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