Women's occupational opportunities: a cross-cultural test

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 23 Published In Pages: 205-233
By Naroll, Maud, Naroll, Frada, Naroll, Raoul


In simple societies, women will have less occupational choice than men (207)


A score was devised to measure the amount of occupational choice women have compared to the amount available in the society as a whole. To test this hypothesis, the mean score for the sample was compared to what the score would be if occupational choices were equal for men and women.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Women's Occupational ChoiceDependentDivision Of Labor By Gender, Occupational Specialization