Desigualdad persistente, pero no un techo de cristal. Sobre género y autoridad en el trabajo

  1. Caínzos, Miguel 1
  1. 1 Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España


RES. Revista Española de Sociología

ISSN: 2445-0367 1578-2824

Ano de publicación: 2021

Título do exemplar: Monográfico de Cuidados, sección especial dedicada a Erik Olin Wright, debate sobre Ingreso Mínimo Vital, más artículos de miscelánea y reseñas

Volume: 30

Número: 2

Tipo: Artigo

DOI: 10.22325/FES/RES.2021.43 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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The aim of this article is to study gender inequality in workplace authority in Spain, taking Erik Wright's contributions as a starting point. I describe the magnitude, shape and temporal variation of inequality in Spain and I test the "glass ceiling" hypothesis, i.e., the hypothesis that women face a more intense disadvantage at highger levels of the authority hierarchy than at the bottom. I use data from the "Survey on Class Structure, Class Consciousness and Class Biography" (1991), the "Socio-demographic Survey" (1991), the "Survey on Quality of Life at Work" (1999-2004) and serveral annual subsamples of the "Labour Force Survey" (2006-2013). It is concluded that in Spain men and women have unequal probabilities of holdiing authority positions at the workplace, but evidence does not support the "glass ceiling" hypothesis.

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