Systematic Gendering - A study of language use in the Construction Industry
The purpose of this research is to understand the reasoning behind the use of offensive language used by men towards women within the construction industry. Primary research conducted was an online questionnaire, sent out to an equal mix of gender and age in differing roles and job levels within the construction industry. The next stage was web linked interviews of two individuals who give greater depth and insight into their personal experiences. Secondary research identifies the key areas for change, and recommendations for new policy documentation and educating within the construction industry, the aspects of which are identified throughout this research.