women's issues http://ijpr.org en Barbie Dolls And Career Options http://ijpr.org/post/barbie-dolls-and-career-options <p></p><p>The iconic Barbie doll comes in for a fair amount of criticism, primarily for its nearly anatomically impossible depiction of the female form.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Now a study from the <a href="http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/school-psychological-science/psychology" target="_blank"><strong>psychology school </strong></a>at Oregon State University finds another issue.&nbsp;</p><p>The study suggests that girls who play with Barbie dolls may think of their own career choices as more limited than those of boys.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:10:10 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10140 at http://ijpr.org Barbie Dolls And Career Options Women and Politics and Winning http://ijpr.org/post/women-and-politics-and-winning <p></p><p>It's often been said of the legislative process that (like sausage-making) it's best not to watch.</p><p></p><p>Now just imagine the process of getting a candidate elected. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:35:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 6344 at http://ijpr.org Women and Politics and Winning Helping Women Leaders Set Goals http://ijpr.org/post/helping-women-leaders-set-goals <p></p><p>Just about all of us can use the occasional brush-up on skills and attitudes in our jobs.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>And the chance to compare notes may be more important for women in leadership positions (see our 9 AM entry for this date). Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:44:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 2788 at http://ijpr.org Helping Women Leaders Set Goals The "New Soft War On Women" http://ijpr.org/post/new-soft-war-women <p></p><p>Women rule!&nbsp; Or should, right?&nbsp; In the United States today, women are half the educated work force and earn more than half the advanced college degrees.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>And yet, women still earn barely more than 75 cents for every dollar men make.&nbsp; Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:41:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 2784 at http://ijpr.org The "New Soft War On Women"