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Neuroqueer frontiers: Neurodiversity, gender, and the (a)social self

This paper critically synthesizes leading edge scholarship on neurodiversity, arguing that sociology could expand its account for the relationship between self and society through attention to the (a)social practices of those constructed as neurologically disabled. Autistic scholar‐activism birthed the neurodiversity paradigm, which claims respect for neurological diversity and its social manifestations. Sexual and gender variation [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:38:13-04:00June 27th, 2024|

Multiple Dimensions of Gender Ideologies: How They Relate to Normative Judgments of the Gender Division of Parental Leave

Previous research has found that gender ideologies are multidimensional. Additionally, their influence on work–care practices depends on the context, including the life stage, presence of children, and partners' resources, which has received less attention. This study contributes to the understanding of the conditionality of gender ideologies by examining how dimensions of gender ideologies relate to [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:35:22-04:00June 27th, 2024|

Rethinking Part-Time Outsiders’ Risks and Welfare Attitudes

The growth of atypical work has created a divide between insiders, with safe jobs, and outsiders, in fixed-term, part-time, and/or precarious work situations. Due to higher economic risk, outsiders support compensating social policies more than insiders. However, the same consistency has not been found in the attitudes of part-time outsiders. Consequently, this article suggests an [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:33:06-04:00June 27th, 2024|

Gender Dynamics During the Colombian Armed Conflict

This article investigates gender dynamics during the Colombian armed conflict, where the ongoing peace process has had a unique focus on gender equality. Using a lens of militarized masculinity and original expert interviews with Colombian stakeholders in peacebuilding and human rights, the study analyzes how gender norms have been upheld and sanctioned in the context [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:31:24-04:00June 27th, 2024|

Beyond Clueless Mothers: Israeli “Women Wage Peace” Activists’ Perceptions of Why Women Are Key to Peacemaking

Focusing on a contemporary peace movement in Israel, Women Wage Peace (WWP), this article studies female Jewish and Arab-Palestinian activists to understand if/why they believe in women's peacefulness and why they chose a women-led movement. While not challenging the idea of women's peacefulness, the activists' testimonies shed light on various explanations behind the "women and [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:29:14-04:00June 27th, 2024|

The Chains of the Past: A Life Course Perspective on Childhood Adversity and Organizational Attitudes and Behaviors

Childhood adversity stains the past of millions of working adults worldwide. The impact on health and well-being is substantial—a now-acknowledged public health crisis. Yet, research in the organizational sciences has failed to recognize the burden that individuals with this difficult history carry with them into the workforce. By synthesizing an interdisciplinary body of scholarship into [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:26:26-04:00June 27th, 2024|

Biophilia in the Home–Workplace: Integrating Dog Caregiving and Outdoor Access to Explain Teleworkers’ Daily Physical Activity, Loneliness, and Job Performance

We examined whether dog caregiving and outdoor access affect the relationships between a teleworking day and teleworkers' daily physical activity, loneliness, and job performance during the pandemic in two different seasons in 2021. Building on the biophilia hypothesis, we hypothesized that dog caregiving and outdoor access would attenuate the adverse effects of telework on our [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:24:03-04:00June 27th, 2024|

Book Review: The Gender of Capital: How Families Perpetuate Wealth Inequality by Céline Bessière and Sibylle Gollac Translated by Juliette

"The Gender of Capital: How Families Perpetuate Wealth Inequality" by Céline Bessière and Sibylle Gollac explores the role of family financial relations in perpetuating unequal distributions of wealth. The authors focus on France, with some references to Western Europe and the United States, and analyze the division of family assets during divorce and inheritance. They [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:20:49-04:00June 27th, 2024|

Book Review: The Prism of Human Rights: Seeking Justice amid Gender Violence in Rural Ecuador by Karin Friederic

"The Prism of Human Rights: Seeking Justice amid Gender Violence in Rural Ecuador" by Karin Friederic is a book that explores the complexities of gender violence and the meaning of human rights in a rural coastal village in northwest Ecuador. The author emphasizes the importance of understanding the local context and cultural perspectives when addressing [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:18:52-04:00June 27th, 2024|

Money Matters! Evidence From a Survey Experiment on Attitudes Toward Maternal Employment Across Contexts in Germany

This paper examines the context dependency of attitudes toward maternal employment. We test three sets of factors that may affect these attitudes—economic benefits, normative obligations, and child-related consequences—by analyzing data from a unique survey experimental design implemented in a large-scale household panel survey in Germany (17,388 observations from 3,494 respondents). Our results show that the [Read More...]

2024-06-27T14:16:20-04:00June 27th, 2024|
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