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Gender and Judicial Decisions: Do Female Judges Decide Cases Differently than Male Judges?(Statistical Data Included)
September 22, 2000... After more than thirty years of feminism and dramatic changes in the number of women entering the legal profession, legal scholars and researchers continue to debate the impact of women's presence on the administration of justice. Central to this debate is the question of whether gender...
Vulnerability to Sexual Coercion Among College Women: A Longitudinal Study.
September 22, 2000... Two-year panel data on a random sample of 54 college women were used to assess the link between rape supportive attitudes, prior experiences with sexual coercion, and vulnerability to sexual coercion while in college. Analysis showed that (1) rape supportive attitudes had no effect on...
Parental Involvement Laws, Religion, and Abortion Rates.(Statistical Data Included)
September 22, 2000... This article explores whether policy endogeneity partially explains the negative relationship generally reported between parental involvement laws and abortion rates, since parental involvement laws are found to be negatively related to both teen and adult abortion rates. Since parental...
Industry Wage Differentials and Affirmative Action: A Comment.(response to article by Judith Fields and Edward N. Wolff in this issue, p. 3)
September 22, 2000... The authors of "Gender Differentials in Industry Wage Premia, Affirmative Action, And Employment Growth on the Industry" conclude that their analysis provides evidence that affirmative action programs have been effective at decreasing the wage gap between men and women in certain...
Gender Differentials in Industry Wage Premia, Affirmative Action, and Employment Growth on the Industry Level.(Statistical Data Included)
September 22, 2000... While most previous work has examined the gender wage gap by controlling for productivity-related factors, we focus on gender differences in industry wage premia (efficiency wages) on the detailed industry level and examine industry characteristics that might explain such differences. Using...