Gender

When Wives Earn More Than Husbands, Neither Partner Likes to Admit It

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News Article
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When Wives Earn More Than Husbands, Neither Partner Likes to Admit It
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Deceiving the census: New research suggests that social attitudes are lagging behind both workplace progress and how people actually live their lives.

AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article

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Announcement
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AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article
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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

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

Hidden Truths about Making Gender Equality Possible for Ambitious, Dual Career Couples

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Blog
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Hidden Truths about Making Gender Equality Possible for Ambitious, Dual Career Couples
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The Glass Hammer
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Libra Consulting

Strategies for couples rasinging children who seek to navigate the obstacles to gender equality.

Let’s Move from a Gender War to a Gender Partnership

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Blog
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Let’s Move from a Gender War to a Gender Partnership
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Glass Hammer

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

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

Deadline for the Business Horizons Special Issues is approaching, May 1, 2018

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Call for Papers
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Deadline for the Business Horizons Special Issues is approaching, May 1, 2018
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Business Horizons

In 2017, the Fortune 500 boasted the largest-ever percentage of female CEOs: 5.8%.  Despite obtaining undergraduate and graduate degrees at higher rates than men, women continue to earn substantially less than their similarly situated male counterparts and are less likely to advance.

The 10-Year Baby Window that is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap

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News Article
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The 10-Year Baby Window that is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Women who have their first child before 25 or after 35 eventually close the salary divide with their husbands. It's the years in between that are most problematic, research shows.

Gender Editor at the New York Times, Jessica Bennett, talks with Stew Friedman about the "Feminist Fight Club"

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Interview
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Gender Editor at the New York Times, Jessica Bennett, talks with Stew Friedman about the "Feminist Fight Club"
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Work and Life Podcast
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