The one chilling reason why nursing aides earn less than driver/sales workers.
Tag: gender inequality
What the editors of 6000 journals tell us about gender, international diversity, open access, and research transparency
The results show overwhelming US and European dominance, not surprisingly. And male dominance, which is more extreme among editors in chief, across all disciplines.
The one-child policy was bad and so is “One Child Nation”
Nothing against watching it, but it's not good.
Let’s raise the legal age of marriage in Maryland
UPDATE: Maryland raised the minimum marriage age to 17 (which requires permission from a parent/guardian or the court), or 18 otherwise. The law took effect in October 2022. Today I sent the following letter to the Maryland House Judiciary Committee, which is scheduled to hold a hearing on these bills tomorrow. Under current law in…
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Wives’ share of couple income update
26% of wives earn more than their husbands.
A miracle of wrong: Hanna Rosin error reborn in Mark Regnerus book
They both use facts not to learn from but to demonstrate things they think they already know.
The amazing lack of gender progress in Hollywood, Weinstein and not
No progress toward integration in Weinstein movies, Hollywood overall, or management jobs in general.
Women’s Equality Day earnings data stuff and suffrage note
Tomorrow is Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the day, in 1920, when U.S. women were granted the right to vote. (Asterisk: White women.) One historical story Congress finally passed a Constitutional amendment for women’s suffrage in 1918, after decades of activism. The suffrage movement in the end successfully made a few convincing arguments – and…
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Kids these days really know how to throw off a narrative on gender and families
Still, a big reversal among young adults on attitudes toward homemaker-breadwinner family arrangements.
Sex segregation propositions in 140 characters
In response to an annoying conversation on Twitter about this short paper, which felt very familiar, here is an argument about the sex segregation of work, in the form of unsourced propositions of 140 characters or less. You can find most of these in longer form in various posts under the segregation tag. It's tweetstorm,…
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