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"Opt Out" or Pushed Out?: How the Press Covers Work/Family Conflict

  title={"Opt Out" or Pushed Out?: How the Press Covers Work/Family Conflict},
  author={Joan C. Williams and Jessica Manvell and S. Bornstein},
Gender Still Matters: Effects of Workplace Discrimination on Employment Schedules of Young Professionals
The influx of women into the legal profession has significantly changed the landscape of legal practice. Women lawyers today no longer face the challenges to entering the legal profession theyExpand
The Opt-Out Revolution: A Descriptive Analysis
Using data from the 1980, 1990, and 2000 U.S. Census, I find little support for the opt-out revolution – highly educated women, relative to their less educated counterparts, are exiting the laborExpand
The Case for Staying Home
Recent US media reports about a new trend in returning home among married women with children, especially college-educated ones, have raised questions about the well-documented trends of increasingExpand
Women, Sports, and Journalism
While the involvement of women in journalism and athletics has grown significantly in recent decades, comparatively few women are involved in professional sports reporting. Yet, less is knownExpand
Opting Out or Denying Discrimination? How the Framework of Free Choice in American Society Influences Perceptions of Gender Inequality
It is proposed that the prevalent American assumption that actions are a product of choice conceals workplace barriers by communicating that opportunities are equal and that behavior is free from contextual influence. Expand
Token responses to gendered newsrooms
Female sports journalists work as tokens in gendered organizations where masculinity is integral to hierarchical logic and newswork processes. Through in-depth interviews, this longitudinal studyExpand
Forgotten Athletes and Token Reporters: Analyzing the Gender Bias in Sports Journalism
ABSTRACT This study considers the coverage of women’s sports and the involvement of women in newspaper sports journalism in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Results of a contentExpand
From Opt Out to Blocked Out: The Challenges for Labor Market Re-entry after Family-Related Employment Lapses
In today’s labor market, the majority of individuals experience a lapse in employment at some point in their careers, most commonly due to unemployment from job loss or leaving work to care forExpand
How ‘flexible’ are careers in the anticipated life course of young people?
Bridging literature that addresses the work–family interface and the changing nature of careers, this article examines, from a life course perspective, the extent to which, and why, young peopleExpand


Families that work: Policies for reconciling parenthood and employment
Families That Work: Policies for Reconciling Parenthood and Employment. Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 2003. 392 pp. ISBN 0-87154-356-7. $39.95 (cloth).Expand
The Expanding Workweek? Understanding Trends in Long Work Hours among U.S. Men, 1979–2006
According to U.S. Census and Current Population Survey (CPS) data, employed U.S. men are more likely to work more than 48 hours per week today than 25 years ago. Using 1979–2006 CPS data, we showExpand
Litigating the maternal wall: U.S lawsuits charging discrimination against workers with family responsibilities
  • San Francisco: University of California Hastings College of the Law, Center for WorkLife Law. Retrieved September
  • 2006
Fast-Track Women and the “Choice” to Stay Home
Increasing attention has been given to high-achieving women who appear to be leaving their careers in favor of staying home full-time to raise children. Some commentators interpret this trend asExpand
The Opt-Out Revolution
The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued
The Price ofMotherhood is a compelling book, so well documented as to be virtually unimpeachable. It should be required reading for every first year college student, or better still, part of the highExpand
Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What To Do About It
Just call them mom; More women are leaving the office behind
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Section: Lifestyle,
  • 1998
Once Employed, Now Discussing Problems of Coping at Home
  • The New York Times, Section 13LI, p. 10.
  • 1996
Career moms; They’ve just said no to juggling job and family
  • The Boston Globe, Section: Living,
  • 1991