Gerson, Kathleen



The Unfinished Revolution:  Coming of Age in a New Era of Books: Gender, Work, and Family. New York. Oxford University Press, (2011).


The Time Divide: Work, Family, and Gender Inequality (with Jerry A. Jacobs). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. (2004; Korean edition,2010).


No Man's Land: Men's Changing Commitments to Family and Work. New York: Basic Books (1993).


Hard Choices: How Women Decide About Work, Career, and Motherhood. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press (1985).

Selected Recent Articles:

"Different Ways of Not Having It All: Work, Care, and Shifting Gender Arrangements in the New Economy." In Beyond the Cubicle: Insecurity Culture and the Flexible Self, edited by Allison Pugh. New York: Oxford (forthcoming).

"Rethinking the Cultural Contradictions of Parenthood: Unpacking Americans’ Views on the Employment of Mothers and Fathers with data from a National Vignette Survey." (with Jerry A. Jacobs, paper in progress)

"Time-Greedy Workplaces and Marriageable Men: The Paradox in Men's Fathering Beliefs and Strategies" (with Pamela Kaufman). In "Men, Wage Work and Care," edited by Paula McDonald. London: Routledge (2012).

"Families and Family Life" (with Stacy Torres). In "The Sociology Project: Introducing the Sociological Imagination," edited by Jeff Manza, Richard Arum, and Lynne Haney. Boston and New York: Pearson (2012).

"Changing Family Patterns and the Future of Family Life"" (with Stacy Torres). In "Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences," edited by Stephen M. Kosslyn and Robert A. Scott. Sage Publications (forthcoming).

"Falling Back on Plan B: The Children of the Gender Revolution Face Uncharted Territory." In "Families as They Really Are," edited by Barbara J. Risman. New York: W.W. Norton (2010).

"Changing Lives, Resistant Institutions: A New Generation Negotiates Gender, Work, and Family Change." Sociological Forum 24 (4) (December, 2009).

Updated on 08/31/2015