Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Volume 34 Issue 2


An International Journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Critical transitions: the production of gender (in-)equality in the life course

Trapped in the gender stereotype? The image of science among secondary school students and teachers

Elena Makarova, Walter Herzog

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the gender stereotype of science by analysing the semantic attributes of gender in relation to three science subjects – chemistry…


Young women’s strong preference for children and subsequent occupational gender segregation: What is the link?

Shireen Kanji, Sandra Hupka-Brunner

The purpose of this paper is to analyse how and whether young women’s strong and early preference for having children relates to the degree of occupational segregation of the…

Parenthood and employment: the impact of policies and culture on gender inequality in Switzerland

Ruedi Epple, Martin Gasser, Sarah Kersten, Michael Nollert, Sebastian Schief

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the effect of cantonal social policies and cultural settings (in Switzerland) on women’s and men’s employment behaviour. Special…


Shaping gender inequalities: critical moments and critical places

Yvonne Riano, Katharina Limacher, André Aschwanden, Sophie Hirsig, Doris Wastl-Walter

There is much scientific interest in the connection between the emergence of gender-based inequalities and key biographical transition points of couples in long-term…


Gendered variations in the experience of ageing at work in Switzerland

Nicky Le Feuvre, Morgane Kuehni, Magdalena Rosende, Céline Schoeni

The purpose of this paper is to examine the gendered processes of ageing at work in Switzerland, a country already characterised by particularly high employment rates for seniors…

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