Session 49:
Women, Work and the Opt-Out Revolution

Thursday, March 29
3:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Westside Salon 1
5th floor

Chair: Michelle Budig, University of Massachusetts
Discussant: Philip N. Cohen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  1. Revisiting the 'Opt-Out' QuestionHeather Boushey, Center for Economic and Policy Research

  2. The End of the Gender Revolution? Trends in Employment, Occupations, Earnings and Attitudes, 1950-2004.David A. Cotter, Union College; Joan M. Hermsen, University of Missouri at Columbia; Reeve Vanneman, University of Maryland

  3. The Impact of Changing Gender Role Attitudes on Fertility DecisionsNicole Fortin, University of British Columbia

  4. Who's Opting into Housewivery? Gender Employment, and Household LaborLiana C. Sayer, Ohio State University; Sanjiv Gupta, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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