Gender And Society Blogs
NEW BLOG | ARE MOST U.S. WOMEN INTENSIVE MOTHERS? PERHAPS NOT.
Lankes explores how women in the U.S. adhere to, reject, and negotiate intensive mothering attitudes and behaviors. Additionally, she highlights some of the background characteristics related to intensive mothering.
NEW BLOG | BREAKING BARRIERS? UNPACKING WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT IN WOMEN’S MIXED MARTIAL ARTS
Hamilton examines how women participating in MMA disempower themselves by ignoring gender inequality and their potential as agents of feminist social change.
NEW BLOG | WHEN THE “IDEAL WORKER” IS A WHITE MAN, EVERYONE ELSE HAS TO WORK HARDER
Korn, Williams, and Ridgeway analyze women and men architects’ intersectional experiences with workplace biases.
Kristy Ward discusses how women’s exclusion from labor unions in Cambodia is deeply related to gendered subordination within the household and the workplace.
Do the Marriageable Men Want to Protect and Provide? The Expectation of Black Professional Hybrid Masculinity
Marbella Eboni Hill examines never-married, college-educated Black men’s marriage aspirations, expectations, and how they define the role of a husband in marriage.
NEW BLOG | GENDER-TYPED SKILL CO-OCCURRENCE AND OCCUPATIONAL SEX SEGREGATION
Hsiung argues gender stereotypes about combinations of masculine and feminine skills promotes gender segregation of jobs, and both types are needed in jobs often held by women.
Thornton and Reich discuss how Black mothers who opt out of vaccines by choice view the stakes of their decision, including fears that they may be more likely to experience state surveillance and sanctions because of it.
Sabur discusses how Muslim women in middle-class Bengali families who veil cultivate symbolic boundaries guided by an accountability structure of middle-class religiosity and gender conservatism.
Kan and Zhou analyze time use data of four East Asian societies and 12 Western countries between 1985 and 2016 to investigate the gender revolution in paid work, domestic work, and total work.
Asiya Islam highlights the ways in which young women working in Delhi, India use their bodies to find and keep jobs in service industries, and how they both enjoy and critique the bodily changes they must make to participate in service work.
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