Thursday, October 22, 2009

Fall WIP: Stereotypes are Great!

Visiting professor Julie Suk looks at the difference between the American and European models of family leave, and says the difference is all in the stereotyping. Whereas American law is predicated off a gender egalitarianism that isn't actualized in social practice, Europeans are quite happy to utilize -- if not endorse -- those stereotypes to insure that women get the policies they need to effectively contribute to the workforce.

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