Men's and Women's Roles

Ep 135. Emily Oster: An Economist's Parenting Wisdom

Ep 135. Emily Oster: An Economist's Parenting Wisdom

Emily Oster is Professor of Economics at Brown University and a mom of two. She has written two parent's guides to the chaos and frequent misinformation that often occurs in the early years of parenthood -- Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool and Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong and What You Really Need to Know. Stew and Emily discuss how a one-size-fits-all recommendations may not be accurate or useful for individual children, parents, and families….[Click for more]

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Ep 131. Scott Behson: Working Dads Survival Guide

Ep 131. Scott Behson: Working Dads Survival Guide

Scott Behson is a professor of management at Fairleigh Dickinson University where he specializes in family issues. He is author of The Working Dad’s Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home.   Stew and Scott discuss the stigmas, the work and life conflicts, and the unique challenges fathers face in the workplace… [Click for more]

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Ep 127. Caitlyn Collins: Seeking Work/Life Justice

Ep 127. Caitlyn Collins: Seeking Work/Life Justice

Caitlyn Collins is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis and author of Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving, a cross-national interview study of 135 working mothers in Sweden, Germany, Italy, and the United States. Stew and Caitlyn discuss the cross-national differences Caitlyn observed in her research on working mothers in four countries. It was only the American women who blamed themselves for the stresses and strains of life as a working mother…[Click for more]

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Ep 21. Matt Schneider: Pioneering Stay-at-Home Dad

Ep 21. Matt Schneider: Pioneering Stay-at-Home Dad

Matt Schneider is a stay-at-home dad and Wharton alumnus who founded City Dads Group, a diverse community of more than 8,000 fathers in 26 cities across the United States who are supporting each other and redefining what it means to be a dad in the 21st century.  Matt works with reporters, commercial brands, and...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 17. Brad Harrington: Fathers at Home

Ep 17. Brad Harrington: Fathers at Home

Brad Harrington is Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family and leads research focusing on the changing role of fathers, career management, and work-life integration.  He recently completed a series of...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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