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dc.contributor Varano, Charles S., 1957- en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Migliaccio, Todd en_US
dc.contributor.author Dahl, Courtney
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-12T17:31:42Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-12T17:31:42Z
dc.date.issued 2017-12-12
dc.date.submitted 2017-11-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/198836
dc.description Thesis (M.A., Sociology)--California State University, Sacramento, 2017. en_US
dc.description.abstract Gendered rules and rituals are upheld and perpetuated in the workplace, which transcend into other realms of society where individuals take on gendered roles that they feel are expected of them, inevitably helping to maintain the gender hierarchy in society. This article seeks to understand the ways that individuals abide by gendered rules and rituals within the workplace, and more specifically, the restaurant setting, which influences the larger society. Phone and in person interviews were conducted with sixteen males and females, half who worked in low-end restaurants and half that worked in high-end restaurants, to understand the rules and rituals within the workplace that they encounter, and how gender influences their experiences. It was found that gender-based themes surfaced throughout the interviews, often with little to no questions about how gender related to the experiences. Themes that surfaced during the interviews included trends of in-groups/out-groups, power/authority, teamwork, and presentation of self, all of which reflected gendered expectations. This study found that gender plays a prominent role in defining, structuring, and performing in the workplace. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Sociology en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Gender en_US
dc.subject Gender roles en_US
dc.subject Rules and rituals en_US
dc.subject Service industry en_US
dc.subject Restaurants en_US
dc.title Gendered rules and rituals in the restaurant industry: how they are created, upheld, and perpetuated en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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