Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Re:Gender’s work on behalf of women and girls is based on the principle that equality must take into account diversity and inclusion to bring about a society that is more just for all. Diversity includes, but is not limited to, gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, social class, sexual orientation, age, ability and political perspective. Explore the resources listed below, including Related Categories links, or use the Keyword Search for more information. For a review of Regender's Diversity & Inclusion Program click here

Saving San Francisco’ probes relief and recovery after the 1906 disaster

See: Saving San Francisco’ probes relief and recovery after the 1906 disaster

FromThe Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University

Author: Lori Nishiura Mackenzie

Date Published: April 6, 2012

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(STANFORD, Calif.) As a firefighter in San Francisco, Andrea Rees Davies learned to climb 100-foot ladders and to rescue swimmers from treacherous surf. The job threw her into people’s private lives, bringing her face-to-face with the emotional impact of those crises. 

Saving San Francisco’ probes relief and recovery after the 1906 disaster

URL: 
http://www.prlog.org/11843001-saving-san-francisco-probes-relief-and-recovery-after-the-1906-disaster.html

Preparedness Meets Opportunity: Women's Increased Representation in the New Jersey Legislature

See: Preparedness Meets Opportunity: Women's Increased Representationin the New Jersey Legislature

FromCenter for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University

Author: Susan J. Carroll and Kelly Dittmar

Date Published: July 2012

 

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Several studies on the descriptive representation of women in office have examined questions related to candidate emergence, often trying to explain why so few women run for office (e.g., Bledsoe and Herring 1990; Fox and Lawless 2004; Fulton et al. 2006; Lawless and Fox 2010; Sanbonmatsu, Carroll, and Walsh 2009).

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Preparedness Meets Opportunity: Women's Increased Representation in the New Jersey Legislature

Several studies on the descriptive representation of women in office have examined questions related to candidate emergence, often trying to explain why so few women run for office (e.g., Bledsoe and Herring 1990; Fox and Lawless 2004; Fulton et al. 2006; Lawless and Fox 2010; Sanbonmatsu, Carroll, and Walsh 2009). Another body of research has focused largely on how the political opportunities available to women affect their descriptive representation among elected officials, analyzing, for example, the effects of electoral arrangements, term limits, and quota systems (e.g., Carroll and Jenkins 2001; Dahlerup 2006; Darcy, Welch, and Clark 1994; Krook 2009; Rule and Zimmerman 1994). Far less often have the "supply" side and the "demand" side of women's political representation been investigated together in the same study in order to understand how they interact.

URL: 
http://www.cawp.rutgers.edu/research/research_by_cawp_scholars/documents/Carroll_and_Dittmar_WomenIncreasedinNJLeg.pdf

Making Care Count: A Century of Gender, Race, and Paid Care Work

See: Making Care Count: A Century of Gender, Race, and Paid Care Work

FromCenter for Women and Work at University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Author: Mignon Duffy

Date Published: February 12, 2011

 

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There are fundamental tasks common to every society: children have to be raised, homes need to be cleaned, meals need to be prepared, and people who are elderly, ill, or disabled need care. Day in, day out, these responsibilities can involve both monotonous drudgery and untold rewards for those performing them, whether they are family members, friends, or paid workers. 

Making Care Count: A Century of Gender, Race, and Paid Care Work

There are fundamental tasks common to every society: children have to be raised, homes need to be cleaned, meals need to be prepared, and people who are elderly, ill, or disabled need care. Day in, day out, these responsibilities can involve both monotonous drudgery and untold rewards for those performing them, whether they are family members, friends, or paid workers. These are jobs that cannot be outsourced, because they involve the most intimate spaces of our everyday lives--our homes, our bodies, and our families.

URL: 
http://books.google.com/books/about/Making_Care_Count.html?id=3qCRU8opmRAC

Gender and Justice: Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter

See: Gender and Justice: Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter 

From: Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University

Author: Sally Kenney

Date Published: July 13, 2012

 

Intended for use in courses on law and society, as well as courses in women’s and gender studies, women and politics, and women and the law, this book explores different questions in different North American and European geographical jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating the value of a gender analysis of courts, judges, law, institutions, organizations, and, ultimately, politics. Gender and Justice argues empirically for both more women and more feminists on the bench, while demonstrating that achieving these two aims are independent projects.

Teaser: 

Intended for use in courses on law and society, as well as courses in women’s and gender studies, women and politics, and women and the law, this book explores different questions in different North American and European geographical jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating the value of a gender analysis of courts, judges, law, institutions, organizations, and, ultimately, politics. 

Gender and Justice: Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter

Intended for use in courses on law and society, as well as courses in women’s and gender studies, women and politics, and women and the law, this book explores different questions in different North American and European geographical jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating the value of a gender analysis of courts, judges, law, institutions, organizations, and, ultimately, politics. Gender and Justice argues empirically for both more women and more feminists on the bench, while demonstrating that achieving these two aims are independent projects.

URL: 
http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415881449/

PROGRESS AND PROMISE: Title IX at 40 Conference

See: PROGRESS AND PROMISE: Title IX at 40 Conference

From: Institute for Research on Women and Gender at University of Michigan

Authors: Don Sabo, James Eckner, Christine Grant, Nicole LaVoi, Caroline Richardson, Marj Snyder, Ellen Staurowsky, and Susan Ware

Date Published: Februrary 2013

Teaser: 

Forty years ago, the work of Oregon representative Edith Green, educator Bernice Sandler, Hawaii representative Patsy Mink and Indiana senator Birch Bayh came to fruition when Congress passed Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. 

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PROGRESS AND PROMISE: Title IX at 40 Conference

URL: 
http://www.rackham.umich.edu/downloads/michigan-meetings-title-ix-at-forty-white-paper.pdf
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