The Impact Of Female Incomes On Social Disempowerment And Negative Stereotypical Associations

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For decades, a typical female’s income in Canada has been a fraction of their male counterpart. This social issue affects all females globally, despite occupation and education. Although the distance is becoming smaller between genders, Canada’s gap is greater than the national average. Many theories that attempt to explain the differences in female wages, however, these theories do not fully account for the income differences women experience. With the relationship of monetary values and power as a social status indicator, the wage gap of female income demonstrates their subordinate rank to male counterparts in Canada. This essay will discuss the impact of female incomes on social disempowerment and negative stereotypical associations, the lived workplace reality females encounter on a daily basis, the laws that attempt to regulate income inequalities, and the possible causalities for the female wage gap incomes in Canadian society.
Social Problems and Stereotypical Associations The sociological bias towards females and the inequality demonstrated in the workplace is a controversial topic with many plausible explanations. However, this inequality affects the yearly income females receive in the work force. A female, with the same education and similar occupation, makes less than a male counter-part with the same qualifications. According to a study by the CCPA, “For every dollar earned by a university-educated male worker in Canada, a…

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