Against a perception of normal modernity that is on some kind of track that we can try to get a handle on while we work around distractions like a pandemic, climate change, diverging and growing inequality, the centrifugal tendency of identities to be fragmenting, and policy incoherence.
This week it's back to teaching Family Demography. I added a few weeks of pandemic related readings. And some things I never read before.
Joanna Pepin was kind enough to interview me for her family sociology class.
Did this ubiquitous phrase introduce a new battleground in the gender revolution?
Here is the reading list for my new seminar, Gender, Work and Family. It's a required course for grad students at U. Maryland who plan to take the comprehensive exam in GWF. The full syllabus, with assignments, etc., is here. I go back and forth on a handful of issues: breadth versus depth, country case…
You voted with your clicks.