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Glass ceiling (Employment discrimination)

LC control no.sh2006004750
Topical headingGlass ceiling (Employment discrimination)
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Variant(s)Ceiling, Glass (Employment discrimination)
See alsoCareer plateaus
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Discrimination in employment
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Scope noteHere are entered works on an unacknowledged barrier to career advancement experienced by women and minorities.
Found inWork cat.: Breaking the glass ceiling: can women reach the top of America's largest corporation? 1987.
MSN Encara online, June 15, 2006 (barrier to career advancement: an unofficial but real impediment to somebody's advancement into upper-level management positions because of discrimination based on the person's gender, age, race, ethnicity, or sexual preference)
Lockwood, N.R. The Glass ceiling, June 2004, viewed online June 15, 2006 (The term"glass ceiling" was coined in a 1986 Wall Street Journal report on corporate women by Hymowitz and Schellhardt. The glass ceiling is a concept that most frequently refers to barriers faced by women who attempt, or aspire, to attain senior positions ... in corporations, government, education and nonprofit organizations. It can also refer to racial and ethnic minorities and men when they experience barriers to advancement)