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Posts tagged with "housework"

  • Academic Careers , , ,

    A Special Message for Men: Do Your Share

    As noted in my previous post, our recent article on housework caught the attention of some feminist-scientist bloggers in a not-entirely-positive way. The result: a hundred or so comments on the blog of Dr. Isis, a few comments on that earlier post on the Science Careers blog, and brief mentions on a couple of other… Read More
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    Women, Men, Housework, and Science

    Vijee Venkatraman, who wrote the recent, excellent article Time to Hire a Housekeeper?, wrote to me to point out a not-entirely-positive discussion of the article by Dr. Isis on her blog, On Becoming a Domestic and Laboratory Goddess…. The discussion is shoe-horned in to a long post on John Tierney’s column in Tuesday’s Science Ti… Read More
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    Newsflash: Women scientists do more housework than men

    Women scientists do about twice as much of core household chores as do their male counterparts, according to a study published in the January-February issue of Academe, the magazine of the American Association of University Professors. “Understanding how housework relates to women’s careers is one new piece in the puzzle of how to attra… Read More