How the inequality in social hierarchies influences women’s positions in the workplace?

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Gender inequalities and social hierarchies are said to stem from the different values attached to the intersection of social categories such as gender, class, and race of the individuals. For example, the perception of white middle-class women who are seen to be respectable about sexual harassment is seen to be more worthy than those of black or working-class white women who are seen as being sexual (Lawler, 2013). The persistent patterns of hierarchies can be explained using Bourdieu’s concept of habitus. The idea of habitus, according to Bourdieu (1990, p. 56) is the ‘embodied history, internalized as a second nature.’ The concept is said to be restricted...
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