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Born to care (or not): How gender role attitudes affect occupational sorting

Occupation segregation explains a significant portion of the gender wage gap, with women working in lower paid female‐dominated occupations. We examine how childhood and adolescent exposure to gender biased norms about work influence this occupational sorting. We document that early life exposure to traditional gender role attitudes, which view women’s role as caretakers, increase women’s [Read More…]

May 9, 2024


Non‐routine tasks and ICT tools in telework

Telework has spread during the pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID‐19). Using a unique individual‐level survey in Japan, we investigate how telework has changed the way people live and work and what impediments hamper telework use. As a result, we find that telework allows workers to spend more time on leisure and their families. Compared with [Read More…]

May 9, 2024


On the Relationship between Telework and Health in Germany: Causal or Selection Effects?

Teleworking has become a popular work arrangement in many developed countries. Although there are heated public debates over the benefits of teleworking, empirical evidence on the causal relationship between teleworking and health is still rare. Using panel data from the German BAuA Working Time Survey (2015, 2017, and 2019), the authors investigated the effects of [Read More…]

May 2, 2024


How Intersectional Threat Shapes Views of Gun Policy: The John Wayne Solution

Guns are highly visible in the news, in politics, and in American culture more broadly. While most Americans support some gun control, a significant and vocal minority of Americans are firmly opposed. Drawing on work from the recently developing sociology of modern gun culture, we propose an intersectional threat model—wherein perceived threats to multiple privileged [Read More…]

May 2, 2024


Women Who Break the Glass Ceiling Get a “Paper Cut”: Gender, Fame, and Media Sentiment

Past quantitative studies have shown that most media coverage is of men. Here we ask if the scarce coverage that women get is qualitatively different from that of men. We use computer-coded sentiment scores for 14 million person names covered in 1,323 newspapers to investigate the three-way relationship between gender, fame, and sentiment. Additional large-scale data [Read More…]

May 2, 2024


Persistent Inequalities in College Completion, 1980–2010

Fewer than half of America’s college students complete their bachelor’s degrees. To many, cost seems to be the crucial barrier. Sociologists of education have long argued, though, that inequalities start before costs matter. Entrenched “sort and sieve” processes apportion outcomes to family background. The whole system of grading, testing, and selecting some students while rejecting [Read More…]

May 2, 2024


Barriers to Advance Care Planning in Older Adults With Dementia, Their Families and Healthcare Professionals: An Umbrella Review of Qualitative Evidence

This umbrella review aimed to examine and synthesize qualitative studies that explored the barriers and facilitators of advance care planning for persons with dementia, their families, and their healthcare professionals and caregivers. The modified umbrella review approach developed by the Joanna Briggs Institute was followed. Five major English databases were searched. Four reviews based on 38 [Read More…]

May 2, 2024


Correction to “Good marriage at home, creativity at work: Family–work enrichment effect on workplace creativity”

A correction to article “Good marriage at home, creativity at work: Family–work enrichment effect on workplace creativity.” published in a previous issue of the periodical, is presented.

May 2, 2024


We were all in it together: Managing work from home as dual‐earner households with school‐age children

Summary: We examine how professional dual‐earner couples, with school‐age children, who worked from home during the COVID‐19 lockdown, adjusted to the changes it brought to their lives. To do so, we conducted a qualitative study of 28 dual‐earner households that had at least one school‐age child, resided in China, Iran, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, or [Read More…]

May 2, 2024


How does work affect fathers’ daily interaction with adolescents? An expanded self‐regulation perspective

Summary: The management of the daily rhythm of work and childrearing, two central responsibilities of working fathers, has received limited research attention. Drawing from an expanded self‐regulation perspective, this study seeks to understand the within‐person depletion and compensation mechanisms that explain how fathers’ daily work experiences spillover to influence their next‐day parenting interactions. We also [Read More…]

May 2, 2024


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