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A new backlash? How to Defend Work-Family Policies: Presentation in Malmö, Sweden

Work-family policies and programming have made enormous leaps forward in the public and private sectors in the last decades of the 20th century and first decades of the 21st century. The goal, broadly and generally stated, is enabling paid work, unpaid work, family care, self-care, and community involvement to all be part of a normal […]

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Four reasons why women are underrepresented as leaders

We know that women are underrepresented in leadership positions. But why? Here are four reasons. Effective solutions need to consider all four aspects. The first barrier is: 1. “The circle of women’s disadvantage” Women are the ones most often and most intensively responsible for caring for their family and children, though this trend is stronger […]

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Featured Project! Determinants of Gender-Segregation at Universities

German universities are actively implementing many measures to try to create more gender equality (Germany is one of the lowest-ranked university systems in the world when it comes to the equal employment of men and women). The concentration of women in some fields, and men in other fields, should change so that there’s a better […]

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Dissertation Defense for Petra Ganß

We’re delighted to announce that Petra Ganß (Ganss, for an English keyboard) successfully defended her dissertation on May 31, 2010 with the honor of „summa cum laude.“ Her Dissertation was titled, „Männer auf dem Weg in die Soziale Arbeit – Wege nach oben? Die Konstruktion von „Männlichkeit“ als Ressource der intraberuflichen  Geschlechtersegregation“ (My translation: Men […]

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