The Working Life of Girls

December 20, 2017

We interview Montclair State’s Yasemin Bessen-Cassino about her research on gender-based employment inequality among preteens and teens.

Discussants

Yasemin Besen-Cassino is a Professor of Sociology at Montclair State University. She recently wrote The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap from Temple University Press.

Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen

Leslie Hinkson co-hosts The Annex. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Her recent book is Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine(2017 University of Minnesota Press).

Gabriel Rossman co-hosts The AnnexHe is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He wrote Climbing the Charts: What Radio Airplay Tells Us about the Diffusion of Innovation(2015, Princeton) Twitter: @GabrielRossman

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