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Feminizing Occupations

[fullwidth background_color="" background_image="" background_parallax="none" enable_mobile="no" parallax_speed="0.3" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_webm="" video_mp4="" video_ogv="" video_preview_image="" overlay_color="" overlay_opacity="0.5" video_mute="yes" video_loop="yes" fade="no" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding_top="20" padding_bottom="20" padding_left="" padding_right="" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" hide_on_mobile="no" menu_anchor="" class="" id=""][/fullwidth] The fundamental reason for women's disproportionate entry into the occupations we studied was a shortage of male workers (Kindle Locations 4144-4145). Women [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Culture, Gender, Sociology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a dual queueing process?

The most fruitful model sees occupational composition as the result of a dual-queueing process: labor queues order groups of workers in terms of their attractiveness to employers, and job queues rank jobs in terms of their attractiveness to workers (Kindle Locations 426-428). In whatever field or industry examined, the gender or racial composition of the [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|Culture, Sociology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

 Creating Gender Queues

I'm completing my thesis at the University of Mississippi concerning the relationship between gender, genre, and television production. I see no harm in sharing while helping to get my thoughts together. Barbara Reskin describes how men dominate coveted labor markets at the expense of women. Labor markets become gender queues where women are held back in [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Culture, Gender, Sociology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Please Enjoy Michael And Martellus Bennett Roasting The Rest Of The NFL

http://deadspin.com/please-enjoy-michael-and-martellus-bennett-roasting-the-1784768700 NFL = "n*ggers for lease" is an accurate description of the league. It's painful watching what these guys have to do to get ahead in America with no support in retirement.

By | August 3rd, 2016|Social, Sports, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Failing is an option on Ted radio

I listened to this on the way home to Memphis. It deals with people discussing how they have failed or deal with failures. Astro Teller for google says something I found important. He says something along the lines of "we fail only when we realize that our current direction is flawed or fruitless and don't [...]

By | July 31st, 2016|Thoughts on life, Uncategorized|0 Comments