Gender and Family

2017 Sep 22

Adam Lippert: Early-life correlates and stress-related implications of work-family circumstances among young adult women

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Pop Center, 9 Bow Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies presentation by Adam Lippert, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Colorado Denver.

Dr. Lippert is a sociologist and demographer whose research is centered on three aims: (1) understanding the role that...

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2017 Sep 20

Cecilia Ridgeway: Thinking about hegemonic masculinity and femininity as a requirement for class position

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building K262, 1737 Cambridge Street

Gender Inequality Workshop presentation by Cecilia Ridgeway, Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Stanford University.

 

Co-sponsored by the Cultural and Social Analysis Workshop

 

A light lunch will be served.

 

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Viterna Team

Examining the Unintended Consequences of Social Mobilization

August 9, 2017

We tend to think of social movements as promoters of social change, but might they also be key agents in maintaining—and even reinforcing—the status quo? Harvard professor Jocelyn Viterna, with graduate student Bo Yun Park and undergraduate students Quinn Sluzenski, Enya Huang, and Bryant Park, are examining hundreds of press releases from 10 oppositional “pairs” of U.S. social movements (e.g., gun rights vs gun control, anti-abortion rights vs pro-abortion rights, etc) to examine this question. Building from existing social movement theory, our team hypothesizes that all social movements incorporate culturally resonant “tethers” into their calls for social change. ... Read more about Examining the Unintended Consequences of Social Mobilization

Congratulations to Jasmin Sandelson

March 9, 2017

Congratulations to Jasmin Sandelson, whose qualifying paper "Relational Resources: Poverty, Peer Support, and Adolescent Wellbeing" received the graduate student paper award from the Youth, Aging and the Life Course section of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.

2017 Apr 04

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