Work and Family

New Children's Book About Working Moms

Type of News Item: 
Book
Title of News Item: 
New Children's Book About Working Moms
Source: 
Michelle Travis Press Release

Author and law professor Michelle Travis just published a children's picture book that pays homage to working moms by celebratiing the work that women do both inside and outside of the home. The book is called, My Mom Has Two Jobs. More information is available at https://michelletravis.net/my-mom-has-two-jobs/.

AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article

Type of News Item: 
Announcement
Title of News Item: 
AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article
Source: 
Center for Families at Purdue University

As part of the 2018 Kanter Award process, the American Journal of Sociology is offering free access to the winning article until October 31, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1086/691128

When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad

Type of News Item: 
News Article
Title of News Item: 
When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad
Source: 
The Conversation

Any parent will tell you parenting is hard, but does outsourcing the care of children lessen stress? When it comes to childcare, research shows grandparents are the least stressful option for mum and dad.

2018 Kanter Award Winner Announced at WFRN Conference

Type of News Item: 
Announcement
Title of News Item: 
2018 Kanter Award Winner Announced at WFRN Conference
Source: 
Center for Families at Purdue University

Congratulations, Silke Aisenbrey and Anette Fasang!

Youth, Recession, and Downward Gender Convergence: Young People’s Employment, Education, and Homemaking in Finland, Spain, Taiwan, and the United States 2000–2013

Type of News Item: 
News Article
Title of News Item: 
Youth, Recession, and Downward Gender Convergence: Young People’s Employment, Education, and Homemaking in Finland, Spain, Taiwan, and the United States 2000–2013
Source: 
Social Politics

Using data from the Luxembourg Income Study, we conduct a gender comparison of how young people aged 20–34 in Finland (n = 19,941), Spain (n = 29,458), Taiwan (n = 47,219), and the United States (n = 184,581) participated in full time work, short-hours or temporary work, education, and homemaking before and after the Great Recession (GR) beginning 2008. Gender and country patterns varied substantially.

Wharton Grad, Jordan Bookey: Chief Mom at Zoobean

Type of News Item: 
Interview
Title of News Item: 
Wharton Grad, Jordan Bookey: Chief Mom at Zoobean
Source: 
Work and Life Podcast

Ellen Galinsky talks with Stew Friedman about Making Life Better for Parents and Children

Type of News Item: 
Interview
Title of News Item: 
Ellen Galinsky talks with Stew Friedman about Making Life Better for Parents and Children
Source: 
Work and Life Podcast

Single Parents in a Gendered Triple Bind

Type of News Item: 
Blog
Title of News Item: 
Single Parents in a Gendered Triple Bind
Source: 
Social Europe

International Women’s Day (March 8) is the time when we celebrate and advance the rights of women and girls across the globe. A time to remind ourselves too of single parents and how they independently care for their children. And discuss the ways in which we can best support them.

Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)

Type of News Item: 
News Article
Title of News Item: 
Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)
Source: 
New York Times

Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.

Syndicate content