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Conference report: Gender inequalities in the twenty‐first century

Anke C. Plagnol (Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK)
Jacqueline Scott (Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK)

Equal Opportunities International

ISSN: 0261-0159

Article publication date: 6 November 2009

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to review the conference on “Gender inequalities in the 21st century” held 26‐27 March 2009 at Queens’ College, Cambridge, UK.

Design/methodology/approach

The conference included four plenary talks and 18 papers presented in themed sessions. The report is based on the presentations and papers.

Findings

This report summarizes research on gender inequalities in the twenty‐first century, including gender differences in individual pathways; the gender division of paid and unpaid labor, including time use and income; and policy responses to gender inequalities.

Originality/value

The papers presented at the conference included original qualitative and quantitative research by researchers from several social science disciplines.

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Citation

Plagnol, A.C. and Scott, J. (2009), "Conference report: Gender inequalities in the twenty‐first century", Equal Opportunities International, Vol. 28 No. 8, pp. 687-692. https://doi.org/10.1108/02610150911001715

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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