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La predisposición de las estudiantes universitarias a auto-limitarse profesionalmente en el futuro por razones de conciliación/The Predisposition of Feminine University Students to Professional Self-Limitation in the Future for Reasons of Conciliation

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  • ALBERT LÓPEZ-IBOR, ROCÍO

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    (Departamento de Economía Aplicada IV. UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID)

  • ESCOT MANGAS, LORENZO

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    (Escuela Universitaria de Estadística. UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID.)

  • FERNÁNDEZ CORNEJO, JOSÉ ANDRÉS

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    (Departamento de Economía Aplicada III . UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID.)

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    En este trabajo se estudia en qué medida las estudiantes universitarias contemplan para el futuro la posibilidad de ralentizar sus carreras profesionales por razones de conciliación en mayor medida que los estudiantes varones. Para ello se ha realizado una encuesta a estudiantes universitarios en la que se intenta captar cuáles son sus preferencias en cuanto a estilos de vida laboral-familiar, sus aspiraciones profesionales y sus actitudes de género. A partir de aquí se procede a estimar el porcentaje de estudiantes encuestadas que tienen un grado de aspiración profesional alto (que resulta ser significativamente inferior al correspondiente a los estudiantes varones), y se analizan algunos factores personales y culturales que pueden estar relacionados con el hecho de ser una estudiante con esa característica. This paper studies to what extent the female university students, compared with the male students, contemplate for the future the possibility of slowing down their professional careers for reasons related to conciliation. A survey to university students has been carried out trying to get their lifestyles preferences, their professional aspirations and their gender attitudes. Then it is estimated the percentage of female students who have a high degree of professional aspiration (that it is significantly inferior to that corresponding to the male students), and some personal and cultural factors are analyzed that can be related to the fact of being a female student with this characteristic.

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    Volume (Year): 28 (2010)
    Issue (Month): (Abril)
    Pages: 203 (32 págs)

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    Keywords: desigualdad de género; auto-limitación profesional; mujeres centradas en el trabajo; actitudes de género ; Gender inequality; professional self-limitation; work-centred women; gender attitudes.;

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