Coworking with their spouses helps women to improve earnings

Women and men in coworking couples are disproportionately more likely to have similar earnings, new research finds. Existing research believed that the reason for an apparently excessive number of couples where women earn ...

Do personality traits and social norms impact the gender pay gap?

Despite increasing female employment and diminishing differences between men and women in career expectations, the gender pay gap is persistent. An analysis in the Journal of Economic Surveys that included 39 relevant studies ...

Regulating male aesthetics on TV: Where and why it's happening

It is no secret: Gender norms—those deeply rooted societal notions of how boys and girls/men and women should behave—have been changing for some time now. These shifts pushed beyond the gender binary, a construct that ...

Empowering women could help address climate change

Mitigating current and future damage stemming from climate change depends greatly on the ability of affected populations to adapt to changing conditions. According to an international group of researchers, building capacity ...

Stay-at-home dads still face barriers

Fathers make an important contribution when they stay at home as primary caregiver for their children—but they continue to face major social hurdles and stigmas, according to Flinders University researchers in a new book, ...

Understanding identity in online worlds

For Rosa Mikeal Martey, professor in Journalism and Media Communication, the relationship between identity in the offline world and identity construction in a virtual world has always been of research interest. For her dissertation, ...

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