Journal Prompt for Sex and Gender
Consider these gender wage gap issues:
there is a demonstrated wage gap among the people hired to work on presidential campaigns
the US women’s national soccer team has filed suit regarding the outrageous gender wage gap in salaries
See the articles below for details.
Presidential Campaigns and the gender pay gap (Links to an external site.)
The pay gap in professional soccer (Links to an external site.)
Why is there a gender wage gap? Based on your readings, how would sociologists explain these disparities? Do you have any personal experiences that help you relate to this? Does it surprise you?
Use Course Material Specifically refer to course concepts in your discussion using material from assigned readings, videos and/or discussion.
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConnect Course Material to Your Experience
Write about connections you see between the course material and your life experiences. You can also relate course concepts to things you see, hear or read about in the media (if you do this, let me know where you found the media, i.e. NYTimes on 8/19 and include a link to the article or web page so I can check it out too!)