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Women in Foreclosure: How We Got Here

Women in Foreclosure: How We Got Here

| May 21, 2014

In the first of a two-part series, the author describes the origins of the mortgage crisis and its impact on women. This feature is based on her March article in the University of Chicago’s journal Social Service Review. More »

Message to Sandberg: Lean forward

| February 9, 2012

In the wake of the news that Facebook’s Number Two, Sheryl Sandberg, might become a billionaire and therefore one of the richest self-made women in America after the company goes public, the New York Times featured a story about her growing power as a role model and inspiration for women’s advancement. More »

Tearing Down the Wealth of Women

Tearing Down the Wealth of Women

| June 17, 2011

The author, a doctoral candidate at CUNY Graduate Center whose research centers on gender and wealth, writes about the hit women are taking in mortgage foreclosures More »