Guest Host: Steve Roberts

Balancing work and family is a headache for all parents, but women often feel like they’re taking on the bulk of the burden. Two university professors discuss the root of these gender roles and talk about whether our society can change to make life better for men, women, and especially for children.

Guests

  • Joan Williams author of "Unbending Gender" (Oxford University Press) and co-director of the Gender, Work & Family Project at American University Washington College of Law
  • Deborah Tannen professor of linguistics at Georgetown University and author of many books, including "The Argument Culture" and most recently, "You Were Always Mom's Favorite."

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Barry Meier: “Missing Man”

Tuesday, May 24 2016Nine years ago, former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA. The story of his secret journey to Iran, the CIA cover-up that followed and efforts to rescue the longest-held U.S. hostage.

The U.S. Expands Ties To Vietnam

Tuesday, May 24 2016President Barack Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam. We discuss what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.