AGM, while perusing the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website and discovered that the U.S. government has seen fit to illustrate various jobs with photographs. The photographs reveal quite dramatic assumptions about who does what jobs. I’ll let you be the judge as to what they are, in alphabetical order.
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers:
Personal Appearance Workers:
Physician and Medical Assistants (fixed):
AGM thought the picture of sociologists deserved the caption, “Sociologists have nothing but contempt for one other, both as scholars and as human beings.”Lisa Wade is a professor at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. Find her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.