Lynn Prince Cooke
Professor of Social Policy, University of Bath
Lynn Prince Cooke (DPhil, Sociology, Nuffield College, University of Oxford) is a Professor of Social Policy at the University of Bath, UK. She compares policy effects on gendered divisions of paid and unpaid work in Europe, the United States and Australia, and how these gendered divisions affect family stability and future generations. Her book, Gender-Class Equality in Political Economies (Routledge
2011), suggests new policy directions for enhancing not only group equality, but also national economic prosperity. Her scholarly articles have appeared in American Journal of Sociology, Journal of Social Policy, European Sociological Review, Sociology, and Journal of Marriage and Family, for which she co-authored the decade review on “Families in International Context: Comparing Institutional Effects Across Western Societies.” Excerpts of her research have featured in newspaper articles, popular books, blogs, and radio shows, and she is currently working on developing documentaries.