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Entries by Philip N. Cohen from 12/2008

Family, Meet the New Recession (Same As the Old Recession?)

| Posted 12.10.2008 | Healthy Living

Despite the considerable ink spilled over cultural shifts, nothing changes gendered behavior like economic necessity. During the '91 recession, more husbands were primary childcare providers.

Obama's Inbox on Women and Work: Welfare, Job Equity, and Education

| Posted 12.18.2008 | Politics

Although the recession is hitting men's employment more directly, overall women's employment rates in the 2000s have fallen more, and progress toward gender equality has stalled.