More on the underrepresentation of women in Psychology journals

In a previous post at the FWSA blog I discussed the underrepresentation of women as authors of articles in academic psychology journals. I presented the table shown below which demonstrates the number of women authors compared to male authors in seven psychology journals between the years 1997 to 2010. Among these journals was The Scandinavian…

Female Underrepresentation in Psychology Journals

By Elin Weiss     In comparison to most countries, the Scandinavian countries have extraordinary social policies in regards to parental leave, child care arrangements, and child allowance. The Scandinavian countries are considered some of the most equal in the world in relation to womenโ€™s opportunities and are described as women-friendly welfare states that exhibit…