Research on Gender Differences in the Perception of Career Barriers: Based on the Perspective of Meta-Analysis

Danyi FANG


Objective To Meta-analyze the gender differences in the perception of the current career barriers in China. Methods Four included study involving 3305 people, composed by experimental group of 1877 women, and control group of 1428 men. Conduct meta-analysis respectively on career barriers in terms of the overall perception, the internal perception and the external perception of gender differences. Outcome The overall perception and the external perception of male subjects’ career barriers were lower than that of female subjects, while the internal perception was no difference between the two genders. Conclusion Compared with men, women perceived career barriers more from social, organizational, family and other external factors.


Meta-analysis; Career barriers; Gender differences

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