Jun 10, 2023
Corey and Cal talk with sociologist Marisa Allison about gender in massage therapy. What is a "feminized" profession, and what does it mean for the growth and opportunities available in that profession?
Corey and Cal talk with sociologist Marisa Allison about gender in massage therapy. What is a "feminized" profession, and what does it mean for the growth and opportunities available in that profession? And how does all this connect to sustainability?
Job Queues, Gender Queues (research Dr. Allison mentioned in the episode): https://www.betterworldbooks.com/product/detail/job-queues-gender-queues-explaining-women-s-inroads-into-male-occupations-9780877227441
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About Our Guest:
Dr. Marisa Allison, Ph.D. is a Public Sociologist and Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Sociology at George Mason University. Marisa’s research investigates gender and inequality in higher education and within feminizing and female dominated fields. Marisa has been involved in the academic labor movement in the U.S. for over a decade, working with unions and others organizing to better labor conditions on college and university campuses. Most recently she has wrapped up a semester teaching courses on gender and society and contemporary gender relations.