The Unfinished Revolution: Coming of Age in a New Era of Gender, Work and Family.

The Unfinished Revolution

No Man’s Land: Men’s Changing Commitments to Family and Work

A careful look at the challenges men face and the responses they develop in a world where women are as likely as men to shoulder the responsibilities of supporting a family.

Hard Choices: How Women Decide About Work, Career, and Motherhood

An early and influential study of the how women cope with work-family conflicts as they face a revolution in work and family options.

The Time Divide: Work, Family, and Gender Inequality

A panoramic study of why and how time pressures have emerged in contemporary life and what we can do to alleviate them.

Why we need a new frame for thinking about “having it all”

Debates over whether women should lean in, lean out, have it all or just some have been raging over the last few years, with few clear answers. Should women emulate men? Adjust what they’re doing to gain power? Opt out entirely? At this week’s WAPPP Seminar on “Different Ways of Not Having It All: Work, […]

A declining demand for husbands, or a rising desire for an equal life partner?

In her June 17 post for the New York Times Economix blog, the eminent economist, Nancy Folbre, marshaled a wide range of evidence suggesting that declining marriage rates reflect women’s – rather than men’s – waning desire to marry. This “declining demand for husbands,” she argues, reflects the increasing costs and decreasing benefits that marriage […]

No Need to Marry Young

Editor’s note: Kathleen Gerson, author of “The Unfinished Revolution: Coming of Age in a New Era of Gender, Work, and Family,” is collegiate professor of sociology at New York University and a founding board member of the Work-Family Researchers Network. (CNN) — When Susan Patton, a Princeton alumna, advised in an open letter that Princeton […]

2013 Award Recipients

Distinguished Book Award “Capitalizing on Crisis: The Political Origins of the Rise of Finance” by Greta Krippner Honorable Mention “Peculiar Institution: America’s Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition” by David Garland Dissertation Award TBA Read full article here