The article discusses the problems concerning employment and workplace discrimination. It explores how employment numbers during the economic downturn first took on a gendered description when it was discovered that men were in industries hardest hit by the downturn. It discusses the effects of the mancession on women and how the rhetoric of the mancession elided continuing gender discrimination against women.
Joan C. Williams & Allison Tait,
Mancession or Momcession: Good Providers,a Bad Economy, and Gender Discrimination,
Chi.-Kent. L. Rev.
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