Women are the only primates who are busty all the time, even when they aren't nursing. The highest concentration of female workers in was among preschool and kindergarten teachers. This leads not only to sub-optimal outcomes for individual workers, but also reduces overall productivity and economic growth as employers have to select workers from a smaller and less motivated pool of workers. Some scholars and commentators are uncomfortable with such a biological account of human behaviour, however, which they feel underestimates the influence of the social and cultural forces that shape who we are and how we behave. The largest male-dominated occupation was truck driving, the leading occupation for full-time male workers in This entry was posted in Carolina Economic Data and tagged American Community Surveygenderintegrationoccupationssexstratification.
Across these diverse cultures, including Hong Kong, USA, India and Russia, women consistently rated themselves as being warmer, friendlier and more anxious and sensitive to their feelings than did the men.
Women in majority-male workplaces report higher rates of gender discrimination
By the early s women were returning to the workforce in greater numbers after having children and the difference in the employment rates of men and women in their early 30s was down to 23 percentage points:. Natalie Wolchover was a staff writer for Live Science from to Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. But are these differences the result of biology or cultural pressures? Two female-dominated occupations were among the top 5 occupations for all women in