chapter  7
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Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

There is a striking difference in these ads. The ad for dancers was taken out by a club that features female exotic dancers, but the ad doesn’t mention gender; neither does the housekeeping ad. Everyone reading these ads is likely to expect almost all of the applicants and all of those hired (especially in response to the ad for dancers) will be women, but the ads are carefully written to be gender-neutral.