The phrase “what women want” calls to mind fluffy Hollywood movies and a recent segment of the popular TV quiz show, “Jeopardy,” which perpetuated the idea that “what women want” is help with the...
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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 Natalie Marine-Street
on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
In April 1933, an anxious nation watched Ruby Bates walk through the door of an Alabama courtroom. Two years earlier, near the town of Scottsboro, Bates and another white woman had charged nine black...
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...