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Paula England: Why female-dominated jobs systematically pay less

  • Tue, Jun 1 2010
    • Heidi Hartmann with Paula England

On May 13, 2010, Paula England was inducted as the Frances Perkins Fellow of the Academy at the Newseum in Washington, DC. In inducting her, Heidi Hartmann, AAPSS chair and president of the Institute for Woman’s Policy Research, said, “For much of her 30 year career in sociology, Professor England has focused on one of the great puzzles of modern life—why women earn less than men. While this puzzle is still not completely solved, we know much more than we did 30 years ago, in no small part due to Paula England’s outstanding body of work.” The following is a…

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Do Women Have a Different Approach to Leadership than Men?

  • Wed, May 30 2007

 On April 29th, 2007, the American Academy of Political and Social Science inducted new Fellows for 2007, including: Claudia Goldin, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, Robert Keohane, Professor of International Affairs, Princeton University, Robert J. Sampson, Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University, and Shelley Taylor, Professor of Psychology at UCLA. After the induction, the floor was opened for a Q&A session with Fellows. Following are excerpts from that Q&A session. Nannerl Keohane, Laurance S. Rockefeller Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Woodrow Wilson School and the Center for Human Values, Princeton University: My own…

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Q & A with Claudia Goldin: Why Not More Women in Economics?

  • Tue, May 29 2007

On April 29th, 2007, the American Academy of Political and Social Science inducted new Fellows for 2007, including: Claudia Goldin, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, Robert Keohane, Professor of International Affairs, Princeton University, Robert J. Sampson, Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University, and Shelley Taylor, Professor of Psychology at UCLA. Following are excerpts from a Q & A exchange with Fellows. Marina Halac, AAPSS Graduate Fellow, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley: "Women's representation in the social sciences has increased dramatically since the 1970s. In economics, however, this growth has been less pronounced. Moreover, the last Committee…

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