The Maternal Wall: Research and Policy Perspectives on Discrimination Against Mothers
December 2004, Wiley-Blackwell
The Maternal Wall. Faye J. Crosby, Joan C. Williams, and Monica Biernat.
Motherhood as a Status Characteristic. Cecilia L. Ridgeway and Shelley J. Correll.
When Professionals Become Mothers, Warmth Doesn't Cut the Ice. Amy J.C. Cuddy, Susan T. Fiske, and Peter Glick.
The Paradox of the Lesbian Worker Letitia Anne Peplau and Adam Fingerhut.
Mothers and Fathers in the Workplace: How Gender and Parental Status Influence Judgements of Job-Related Competence. Kathleen Fuegen, Monica Biernat, Elizabeth Haines, and Kay Deaux.
Anticipating Work and Family: exploring the Associations Among Gender-Related Ideologies, Values, and Behaviors inLatino and White Families in the United States. Jamie L. Franco, Laura Sabattini, and Faye J. Crosby.
Caregiving Around the Clock: How Women in Nursing Manage Career and Family Demands. Heather E. Bullock and Irma Morales Waugh.
Processes of Change in Work/Home Incompatibilities: Employed Mothers 1986-1999. Linda Beth Tiedje.
Intimate Partner Violence as an Obstacle to Employment Among Mothers Affected by Welfare Reform. Stephanie Riger, Susan L. Staggs, and Paul Schewe.
On Childcare as a Support for Maternal Employment Wages and Hours. Kristen L. Bub and Kathleen McCartney.
The Intuitive Psychologist Behind the Bench: Models of Gender Bias in Social Psychology and Employment Discrimination Law. Linda Hamilton Krieger.
The Public Policy of Motherhood. Joan C. Williams and Holly Cohen Cooper
Faye J. Crosby is a social psychologist who has specialized in
issues of gender and justice. She is currently professor of
psychology and head of the social psychology area at the University
of California, Santa Cruz. Crosby is the founder of the Nag’s
Heart Conferences. In 1991-1992 she had the extraordinary privilege
to serve as President of SPSSI. She is the recipient of numerous
awards, including an honorary doctorate from Ball State University.
Crosby has published widely on the present topic and many others.
Her current focus is on affirmative action.
Joan Williams, Professor of Law at American University, Washington College of Law, is the Director of the Program on WorkLife Law, and Co-Director of the Project on Attorney Retention. She is also author of Unbending Gender: Why Work and Family Conflict and What To Do About It (Oxford University Press, 1999).