Optional readings. Please check back for updates.
Brown.Nagin. "Two Americas in Healthcare: Federalism and Wars Over Poverty from the New Deal-Great Society to Obamacare." Drake Law Review. October 28, 2014.
Cohen, David S. "Marvel’s Victoria Alonso Wants a Female Superhero Movie, Calls for More Women in VFX." Variety. October 18, 2014.
Huston, Therese. "Are Women Better Decision Makers?" The New York Times. October 17, 2014.
Manjoo, Farhad. "Exposing Hidden Bias at Google." The New York Times. September 24, 2014
Angier, Michelle & Axelrod, Beth. “Realizing the power of talented women.” McKinsey Quarterly. September 2014.
Urry, Meg. "Male scientists, don't harass young female colleagues." CNN Opinion. August 9, 2014.
Agomuoh, Fionna. "EBay Leads Silicon Valley in Diversity." International Business Times. August 1, 2014.
Womack, Brian. "EBay's Workforce Is More Diverse Than Peers, Report Shows." Bloomberg Business Week. Bloomberg, July 31, 2014.
"Building A Stronger, Better, More Diverse EBay." Weblog post. www.ebayinc.com. July 31, 2014.
Kay, Katty & Shipman, Claire. "The Confidence Gap. Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it." The Atlantic. April 14, 2014.
Sandberg, Sheryl & Chavez, Anna Maria. "Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez on 'Bossy,' the Other B-word." Wall Street Journal. March 8, 2014.
Miller, Claire Cain. "Curtain Is Rising on a Tech Premiere With (as Usual) a Mostly Male Cast." The New York Times. October 4, 2013.
Pollack, Eileen. "Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?" The New York Times. October 3, 2013.
Kantor, Jodi. "Harvard Business School Case Study: Gender Equity." The New York Times. September 7. 2013.
Lips. Hilary. "The Gender Pay Gap: Challenging the Rationalizations. Perceived Equity, Discrimination, and the Limits of Human Capital Models." Sex Roles, Volume 68, Issue 3-4. February 2013.
Balsamo, Anne. "A Work of Feminist Technocultural Innovation: Creating an Alternative Genre of MOOC." 2013.
Change, Kenneth. "Bias Persists for Women of Science, a Study Finds." The New York Times. September 24, 2012.
Kantor, Jodi. "Elite Women Put a New Spin on an Old Debate." The New York Times. June 21, 2012.
Slaughter, Anne-Marie. "Why Women Still Can't Have It All." The Atlantic. June 13, 2012.
Suk, Julie. "From Antidiscrimination to Equality: Stereotypes and the Life Cycle in the United States and Europe." The American Journal of Comparative Law. 2012.
Moss-Racusin, Corinne A., Dovidio, John F., Brescoll, Victoria L., Graham, Mark J., and Handelsman, Jo. "Science faculty’s subtle gender biases favor male students." 2012
Stripling, Jack. "For Women Seeking to Advance in Academe, Advice From 4 Who Made It to the Top." The Chronicle of Higher Education. March 24, 2011.
Bennett, Jessica. "Why Young Women Need Feminism." Newsweek. March 23, 2010.
Bennett, Jessica & Ellison, Jesse. "Young Women, Newsweek, and Sexism." Newsweek. March 19, 2010.
McCartney, Kathleen. "It's Working 'Parents,' Not Just Mothers." CNN Opinion. March 15, 2013.
Folbre, Nancy. "Economix: The World's Best Countries for Women." The New York Times. March 8, 2010.
Kristof, Nicholas. "Three Proven Steps to Advance the World’s Women, on International Women’s Day." The New York Times. March 8, 2010.
Parker-Pope, Tara. "As Girls Become Women, Sports Play Dividends." The New York Times. February 15, 2010.
Marcus, Ruth. "A Working Parent's Babysitter Blues." The Washington Post. February 3, 2010.
Parker-Pope, Tara. "She Works. They're Happy." The New York Times. January 22, 2010.
"Women in the Workforce - Female Power." The Economist. December 30, 2009.
Lipman, Joanne. "The Mismeasure of Woman." The New York Times. October 23, 2009.
Gibbs, Nancy, "What Women Want Now." Time. October 14, 2009.
Kristof, Nicholas D. & WuDunn, Sheryl. "The Women's Crusade." The New York Times. August 23, 2009.
Sturm, Susan. "The Architecture of Inclusion: Advancing Workplace Equity in Higher Education." Harvard Journal of Law & Gender. 2006.
Books and Web Publications
Designing Culture: The Technological Imagination at Work, Chapter 1: Gendering the Technological Imagination.
Duke University Press, Forthcoming.
Huffington Blog Posts
Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World
Random House, 2014
What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know
Joan Williams ’74 and Rachel Dempsey ’15 Yale Law
New York University Press, 2014
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Alfred A. Knopf, 2013
Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection
Deborah L. Spar
Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013
Women, Work, and Politics: The Political Economy of Gender
Yale University Press, 2009
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Alfred A, Knopf, 2009
When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present
Little Brown, 2009
Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders (Center for Public Leadership)
Alice H. Eagly and Linda L. Carli
Harvard Business Review Press, September 2007
Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What To Do About It
Joan Williams ’74
Oxford University Press, 2000