Curving Normality is an academic website and blog maintained by Rense Nieuwenhuis.
Rense is employed as a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Twente. At the Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies (IGS) I work on my thesis, with the working title: The (in)compatibility of women’s fertility and employment in OECD countries, 1970-2000.
Curving Normality is a platform for sharing a variety of my activities and interests. Academic life is full of events worth sharing. Also, I blog about some of the papers and books I read for research, and maintain a short list of selected data.
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There are reasons to appreciate Hanna Rosin’s ‘The End of Men’: it was pleasantly written, contains various entertaining anecdotes, and holds an attractive promise of increased gender equality – although, to trumpet the demise of men (to paraphrase page 285) might be somewhat less desirable. It would have made for a relevant book, were it… Continue Reading
Philip Cohen (2013). The “End of Men” Is Not True: What Is Not and What Might Be on the Road Toward Gender Equality, BOSTON UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW, 1159-1184. Other: Link