Re: Why the Widening Gender Gap in Computer Science?
On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 4:03 AM, Lesley Binks
> Society itself demands that men earn more than women and that women
> shouldn't have high responsibility high earning positions in order to
> uphold the status quo with respect to rearing families
> i.e. with the mother at home or at least expected to assume most
> child-based responsibility.
> While it is entirely posible for a woman to delegate some of this
> activity to nannies and other staff they have to have an expectation
> of the relevant salary to be able to afford to employ staff to do such
> work as well
> as support from their partner and their employment if not their
> immediate family and that package is, in my experience, very rare
or ... that task goes to the father... (why is that option missing?
it's far far more common than nannies, at least in my "society")