Welcome to Curving Normality, the personal webpage of Rense Nieuwenhuis: a sociologist answering the question how the interplay between (a.) changing processes of family formation and (b.) social policy innovations produces inequality. His research explains why trends in inequality are different across OECD countries.
Can one argue that women’s emancipation is completed merely based on the perception that every individual women can make her own decisions regarding employment? And, can one use the same argument to reject a recent dissertation that found that women in the Netherlands face social pressure to stop working after having their first child –… Continue Reading