Session 45:
Comparative Perspectives on Gender Inequality

Thursday, March 30
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Santa Barbara C
Lobby Level

Chair: Maria Charles, University of California, San Diego

  1. Gender Inequality: An Assessment of World Trends in Economic, Political, Health, and Educational Gender DifferencesShawn F. Dorius, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Gender Bias against Female Children in India: Regional Differences and their Implications for MDGsPerianayagam Arokiasamy, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Jalandhar Pradhan, Aga Khan Health Service, India (AKHS,I)

  3. Disempowered by Whom? Gender vs. GenerationMitali Sen, University of Maryland; Sonya Rastogi, University of Maryland

  4. Occupational Segregation in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The Interplay of Gender, Race, and PlaceSangeeta Parashar, University of Maryland

  5. The Concept of Shapley Decomposition and the Study of Occupational SegregationJacques Silber, Bar-Ilan University; Joseph Deutsch, Bar-Ilan University; Yves Flueckiger, Université de Genève

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