Posts tagged Gender Studies
Sex-typed chores and the city: What does urbanicity have to do with chores?

How does place structure the gendered division of household labor? Because people’s living spaces and lifestyles differ dramatically across urban, suburban, and rural areas, it follows that time spent on household chores may vary across places. In cities, for example, many households do not have vehicles or lawns, and housing units tend to be relatively small. Urban men’s and women’s time use therefore provides insight into how partners contribute to household chores when there is less structural demand for the types of tasks they typically do

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Helping and Hindering Undergraduate Women’s STEM Motivation: Experiences with STEM Encouragement, STEM-Related Gender Bias, and Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment and gender bias in STEM undermine women’s STEM motivation, leading to fewer women in STEM fields. Addressing sexism in STEM in educational and work contexts is needed to promote women’s potential and gender equality in society.

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Playing with gender borders: Flirting and alcohol consumption among young adults in Denmark

Building on 140 interviews with young adults in Denmark between the ages of 18 to 25 and of different genders we explored how young adults narrate their personal experiences with flirting in such nightlife spaces, and how they navigate within gender norms when doing so.

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