This updates a series of posts that have addressed gender in academic sociology, starting in 2011 and updated in 2015, along with various tweets (to see random fact tweets from me on Twitter, Google familyunequal "now you know"). Gender in academic sociology is complicated because the profession is running pretty female these days, with more than…
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,…
Sociology has been producing mostly women PhDs for a quarter century. And yet.
Out of 21,440 article in three months, women wrote 34%. In Opinion, U.S., World, Business, and Sports, men wrote more than two-thirds of all articles. In headline words, it's Beauty, Children, Home, Women versus US, Deal, Business, and Iran.
Women were 124 out of 421 authors on the front page over 26 samples in 32 days. Why?
The burgeoning elite conversation about economic mobility, poverty, and inequality is good news. It's avoidance of race is not.
The figure from the cutting room floor.
This hard-working statistic is as often abused and attacked by antifeminists as it is misused and misunderstood by those sympathetic to feminism. But it is good for one thing: information.
You can't even safely advertise for a wife any more. And by "you," we mean men.
Is tying this to Steubenville and military rape a stretch? Yes. And stretching is how we try to understand complex things like "culture."