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.
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