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Sex Segregation

Why Are More Public Schools Separating Boys From Girls In Classes?

Posted 10.09.2011 | Education

Boys downstairs, girls upstairs on the first day -- and for every day thereafter -- of school Monday at Arlington Community High School in Indianapoli...

In Phd Hunt, Men Track Men

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Philip N. Cohen

While women integrate, men accumulate. The National Science Foundation has published new numbers on the PhDs granted in 2009, with a nice interactive...

Gender Segregation in Muslim Societies: From Jahiliyya to Muhammed to Fatwa Chaos

Fahad Faruqui | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Fahad Faruqui

The strict gender segregation found in many Muslim societies today is led by religious hardliners who view women as a source of temptation, seeing no virtue in dignified male-female interaction.

Sex-Segregated Education on Trial Today

Lenora M. Lapidus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lenora M. Lapidus

It is quite startling that many people who would never consider segregation based on race or religion in a public school would accept sex segregation.

Can You See The Separate Worlds of Work for Men and Women?

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Philip N. Cohen

Lots of people work in environments that seem integrated. But these are mostly in the white collar jobs of the professionals and the college educated; the blue-collar world is still a man's world.

Women May Be Losing Jobs, Too: But They're Different Jobs

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Philip N. Cohen

There was a strong trend of occupational desegregation, but the pace of that change slowed markedly in the 1990s.