Why is Most Family Labor Still Gender-Linked?

Elizabeth Markovits, associate professor of politics

• In Perspectives on Politics, Associate Professor of Politics Elizabeth Markovits and coauthor Susan Bickford analyze the relationship between women’s equality and their responsibility for carework in “Constructing Freedom: Institutional Pathways to Changing the Gender Division of Labor.”

• And in a Washington Post op-ed, "A Radical Father's Day Gift," Markovits and Bickford draw on their Perspectives on Politics article to ask, "What if we invested in social policy that would really support fathers—and also support women in their pursuit of equality?