Gender Inequality in University Administration and Services

Sofia Estelles-Miguel, Antonio Navarro-Garcia, Marta E. Palmer Gato, Jose Miguel Albarracin Guillem


This article addresses inequalities between men and women at work. Inequalities in job access and career progression are addressed. The article reviews literature on equal opportunities at work. A case study of administrative and services staff at a public university in Valencia (Spain) is then presented. The case study assesses the current reality of gender inequality in Spanish public institutions. Spanish public universities hire candidates with the best results in public examinations. Men and women should therefore enjoy equal access to jobs at Spanish public universities. The reality, however, is not so.

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