Sunday, August 3, 2014

Overwork as Threat to Gender Equality

On the one hand, there is the good news

The new data presented by David Cotter and his co-authors suggest that support for gender equality and respect for women’s ability to combine work and family have resumed their upward progress. Other evidence reveals that millennial men express greater interest in more involved fatherhood and want more balance between work and family than previous generations. 

But: 

....it remains to be seen whether these ideological changes will substantively reduce such structural inequalities as men’s continuing earnings advantage over women and women’s underrepresentation in highly paid occupations.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/2014/08/over.html

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