Gender

Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers
Source: 
ESS Conference
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Deniz Yucel/William Paterson University of New Jersey

 

Please see the Call for Papers below. Contact Deniz Yucel if interested (email: yuceld@wpunj.edu)

 

The Curse of Flexible Work

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News Article
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The Curse of Flexible Work
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BBC.com

Deviating from the nine-to-five isn’t always liberating – it can often be a constant source of stress.

Call for Papers - First South Asian Womanhood and Girlhood Conference

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers - First South Asian Womanhood and Girlhood Conference
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Loyola University Chicago
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
dowgun

This is a Call for Papers for the first conference on South Asian Womanhood and Girlhood, which will take place on October 28-29 at Loyola University Chicago’s Lakeshore Campus. The theme of the conference is "Identities in Transition." We welcome researchers, practitioners, scholars, and thinkers to participate in this social justice initiative. The conference provides an opportunity for participants to explore from a diversity of perspectives the lives of South Asian women in both South Asia and the diaspora.

Flexible Schedules Reward Dads, Not Moms

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News Article
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Flexible Schedules Reward Dads, Not Moms
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Washington Post

Chung found that men and women in full-time jobs with flexible schedules worked about the same amount of overtime hours. The same went for mothers and fathers. The men, however, saw an earnings increase beyond overtime pay after switching from a concrete schedule to flexible hours. They banked an average of 1,000 more euros (about $1,125) per year. The women enjoyed no such gains.

Flexible Working Is Making Us Work Longer

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News Article
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Flexible Working Is Making Us Work Longer
Source: 
The Conversation
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Heejung Chung

Contrary to what you might expect, those with more control over their work schedule work more than those with less control. In fact, people have a tendency to work more overtime hours once they are allowed to work flexibly, compared to when they were not.

The Truth about the Gender Wage Gap

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News Article
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The Truth about the Gender Wage Gap
Source: 
Vox
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Judi C Casey

"The survey of thousands of business school graduates showed that men had slightly higher salaries right out of the gate.  But the most astounding thing happened nine years later: The distance between men and women's salaries more than doubled"

A Family-Friendly Policy That’s Friendliest to Male Professors

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News Article
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A Family-Friendly Policy That’s Friendliest to Male Professors
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New York Times
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Monique Valcour

Many universities have adopted tenure-extension policies that give new parents greater flexibility. In practice, these policies are usually gender-neutral, giving fathers an extra year to establish their reputations, just like mothers.

Are U.S. Millennial Men Just as Sexist as Their Dads?

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Blog
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Are U.S. Millennial Men Just as Sexist as Their Dads?
Source: 
Harvard Business Review
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Monique Valcour

Research shows lingering gender bias among Millennial men in the U.S.

How Work-Life Balance Became Work All The Time

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News Article
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How Work-Life Balance Became Work All The Time
Source: 
Washington Post
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Judi C Casey

Includes quotes with WFRN member and former WFRN Executive Committee Member, Kathleen Gerson

"One might have predicted that as women began to join the workplace, it became not just important, but essential, for women as well as men to have some kind of a thriving work life, and that we would then start to redefine the ideal worker model," Gerson said. "The irony is, instead of doing that, the opposite has occurred."

What Work Looks Like for Women in Their 50s

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Blog
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What Work Looks Like for Women in Their 50s
Source: 
Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

"But why does everyone need to follow the same career path anyway? Wouldn't it make good sense for partners who have children to have complementary career cycles? Smart young couples will want to plan more holistic, dual career families, rather than individual ones, where each partner could have a slightly different, but mutually supportive, pacing. One partner could run the 30-to-50 sprint, the other a longer marathon."

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