Posts Tagged ‘equity’

Throw like a girl? With some practice, you can do better. – The Washington Post

April 15, 2013

Throw like a girl? With some practice, you can do better. – The Washington Post.

Old nature vs. nurture debate.  Apparently someone has decided that nature ‘weighs in’ at around 30-40% of the difference.

Surely there must be a law about this!!

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Marriage Strike

December 25, 2011

Marriage Strike

 

via Marriage Strike.

Good article explaining why, in my opinion in part, marriage is in decline in the West.  Does this invite alternative family forms?  YOU DECIDE!

300,000 abused? – The Métropolitain

October 5, 2010

300,000 abused? – The Métropolitain.

A view from Canada

Gender Differences in Employment Statistics :: Yoonsoo Lee and Beth Mowry :: Economic Trends :: 05.13.08 :: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

June 7, 2010

Gender Differences in Employment Statistics :: Yoonsoo Lee and Beth Mowry :: Economic Trends :: 05.13.08 :: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

Apparently women’s  jobless rates are decreasing and less impacted by recessions, while men’s are trending upwards since the 80’s.

Thomas Sowell : The Fallacy of "Fairness" – Townhall.com

February 11, 2010

A good author on the inimical failure of “equity” efforts.   Who decides what’s fair?

via Thomas Sowell : The Fallacy of “Fairness” – Townhall.com.

Kleinfeld Study on College Gender Gap: Parental Bias Favors Girls | MND: Your Daily Dose of Counter-Theory

February 1, 2010

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Link: Kleinfeld Study on College Gender Gap: Parental Bias Favors Girls | MND: Your Daily Dose of Counter-Theory.

A good start at identifying why male participation in college has dropped about 30 percentage points since 1900.

Why Boys under perform in school

February 1, 2010

Excellent article.  I would like to see a little more academic stringency, or clearer lines of causality, in this article, particularly the increased female/minority participation canard, but

I like its historic perspective.

Link: Why Boys under perform in school.