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Riane Eisler and Teddie Potter’s new book on Partnership Healthcare, Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care, is now available.
Co-authored by Riane Eisler with University of Minnesota nursing...
January 29, 2014|News|Read More »
Unpaid and Undervalued Care Work Keeps Women on the Brink
By Riane Eisler and Kimberly Otis, Center for Partnership Studies
Women do most of the care work in families; they care for children, the elderly, the sick, and the disabled. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women devote more than...
January 29, 2014|Blog Post|Read More »
by Valerie Young and originally posted on (Wo)Man in Washington Blog
Ladies, we are in serious trouble here.
In the annual ranking of 133 countries around the globe on the issue of gender equality, the U.S. once again fails to make the top 10. Or the top 20. We may be the world’s only remaining...
November 10, 2013|Blog Post|Read More »
by Riane Eisler, Kim Otis, and Karen Hessel
Originally published on The Huffington Post
The mass shooting of young children in Connecticut rightly set off a national outcry about gun control, and the sexual abuse of boys at Penn State justly brought strong condemnation from the NCAA and state...
February 4, 2013|Blog Post|Read More »
by Valerie Young, originally posted on the National Association of Mother's Centers' blog, (Wo)man in Washington blog.
If you think the typical American household is straight, married parents living with their kids, you are so last century!
The “nuclear family” model actually fits a mere 20...
September 11, 2013|Blog Post|Read More »
by Valerie Young aand originally posted on Your (Wo)man in Washington....
My colleague and great friend Sarah Bibler wrote this week’s post. She’s an expert in how gender issues fit into a nation’s economic growth, and how U.S. foreign policy can do both good and ill for women around the...
July 21, 2013|Blog Post|Read More »
by Riane Eisler and Shireen Mitchell
Originally posted on The Huffington Post, May 7, 2013.
Every year, card and flower sales spike on Mother’s Day. But what has not changed is the dismal and worsening situation of mothers and women in the U.S. today. Millions of elderly American women, mostly...
May 12, 2013|Op-Ed|Read More »
by Nancy Folbre, originally posted at Economix, NY Times
To anyone who lived through Ronald Reagan’s presidency, it’s a familiar story. It begins with a detailed description of a woman living high off the hog on welfare. Then it asserts that runaway social spending poses a threat to economic...
May 6, 2013|Blog Post|Read More »