In awesome sociology news, according to Kathleen Gerson‘s 2010 book The Unfinished Revolution, a strong majority of both women and men, 80% and 70% respectively, say they desire the ideal of an egalitarian marriage where both partners share in breadwinning, housekeeping and… Read More ›
Month: January 2013
It is no secret that the lady economists here are big fans of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg (check out her commencement speech at Harvard Business Schools 2012 graduation). Ms. Sandberg is continuing the good fight with her recent talk at… Read More ›
The Washington Times reported that conservative feminist group Independent Women’s Forum has given the president a binder of conservative-minded women for high level administration positions after their frustration over their belief that SEC head nominee, and former New York U.S. Attorney,… Read More ›
Today’s Staten Island Advance runs the story Staten Island women still face salary injustice | SILive.com. The article details how professional women and lady lawyers earn 85 cents on the dollar of their male counterparts.
New research from the National Bureau of Economic Research, Female Labor Supply: Why is the US falling Behind? finds that the growth of American women’s share of the labor force has stalled since the 1990s, while other developed countries have… Read More ›
The Atlantic posted an article entitled Being Married Helps Professors Get Ahead, But Only if They’re Male. A recent study found that married men advanced from associate to full professor of history faster than their unmarried counterparts (5.9 and 6.4… Read More ›
Happy Roe Anniversary, ladies. Click through for a special video message for you from the Center for Reproductive Rights.
Two new surveys by research group Catalyst, summarized by Fortune in the piece Why are there so few women in top leadership jobs?, demonstrates that, despite some high profile women atop the corporate ladder, women’s overall growth into positions at… Read More ›
Check out Sarah Jaffe’s recent piece for Dissent on Trickle-Down Feminism. She rightly points to the absence of mainstream feminist discourse about low-wage work and labor organizing of service work. Sheryl Sandberg at Facebook and Christina LaGarde at the IMF… Read More ›