philip n. cohen
Family Inequality: That thing about wives as breadwinners

Family Inequality: That thing about wives as breadwinners

What is the gaydar study really measuring?

What is the gaydar study really measuring?

12 minutes in segregationland

12 minutes in segregationland

Tangled up in Disney’s dimorphism 

Tangled up in Disney’s dimorphism 

Rolling Thunder. How many bikers did I see today, without seeing one couple with the woman driving the man?

Rolling Thunder. How many bikers did I see today, without seeing one couple with the woman driving the man?

And if you look specifically at the category the Times chose — occupations that are 70% female or more — the percentage of men in those occupations increased, but only from 5.0% to 6.1%. And nurses? In 2010, 0.4% of all full-time year-round working men were nurses, up from 0.3% in 2000. Women are still 11-times more likely to be nurses than men. Now that’s what you call a “gradual erosion of gender stereotypes.”
Employment status of parents, 2011

Employment status of parents, 2011

If motherhood were a “real” job…

If motherhood were a “real” job…

How gender of kids affects parents, via color preference…

How gender of kids affects parents, via color preference…