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  • by Gender News staff on Monday, December 2, 2013 - 3:39pm
    In the breadwinner-and-homemaker family, there was a clear division of labor, with men concentrating on work outside the home and women on family.
  • by Lily Bixler Clausen on Monday, November 18, 2013 - 3:22pm
    What’s your number one challenge? For most people, the answer to this question is that they don’t have enough time. They have too many goals and not enough time to do them.“We have multiple parts of...
  • by Erin Kelly and Phyllis Moen on Friday, November 15, 2013 - 10:02am
    Overworked? Overwhelmed? You're not alone. Seventy percent of employed Americans say work interferes with their non-work lives. Over half...
  • by Joan Williams on Friday, November 15, 2013 - 7:23am
    A recent article in Slate (...
  • by Robin Ely and Irene Padavic on Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 2:01pm
    Flexible work arrangements are widely championed as remedies for the dearth of women in senior leadership positions. Women “opt-out” when the demands of work and family conflict, so letting them...
  • by Lindsey Trimble O’Connor and Christin L. Munsch on Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 12:53pm
    AMC’s hit show Mad Men has received widespread critical acclaim, in part, for its depiction of changing social mores surrounding gender, work, and family. Set in the 1960s, three-martini lunches...
  • by Lori Nishiura Mackenzie on Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:28am
    The CEOs of Best Buy, Yahoo!, and Hewlett Packard all nixed flexible work policies in response to financial downturns.  “During this critical turnaround period, HP needs all hands on deck,” said...
  • by Gender News staff on Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 3:09pm
    The Huffington Post is featuring a week-long series of op-eds from the Redesigning Redefining Work group, in coordination with the Clayman Institute's RRW summit.The articles can be accessed on the...
  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 9:01am
    In a world without walls, what separates work from life? When time cards and factory bells have gone the way of the card catalog, how do workers know when work ends and life begins?
  • by Susan Rebecca Fisk on Monday, September 16, 2013 - 8:04am
    Sabine sat cross-legged on the floor fiddling with a miniature fan to find the "optimal" position so the blade would blow the right amount of air into the dollhouse she was building. She also wanted...

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