Gender Issue-OO, cont

Gender Issue-OO, cont - Sociology 130 Gender Issue Opting...

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Sociology 130 March 25, 2008 Gender Issue, Opting Out?, cont. The “End of the Gender Revolution”? Forces of change—over? Economic: service sector Cultural: feminism, birth control, etc. Political change: e.g. anti-discrimination Why the end (or stall)? Maybe: work-family conflicts are the key Limits reached under current constraints o Economic, cultural, legal Gender at the top: Update “Sexism” Portfolio , April 2008, by Harriet Rubin Look on Blackboard for the rest of the notes To Break the New Impasse -Stone recommends corporate policy -Also, government policy? Supporting/mandating corporate change Subsidize childcare, family leave, public health care Anti-discrimination enforcement (either changing the laws or enforcing them better) -Cultural or political revival Where from? -Look for examples: Europe? Gornick: Lessons from Europe -European Union (EU) rules set minimum standards for all countries involved Family leave Available for both men and women
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course SOCI 130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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Gender Issue-OO, cont - Sociology 130 Gender Issue Opting...

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