In Switzerland, the most common career path for women is a return to part-time work after maternity. However, this choice proves to be disadvantageous in the long run in terms of subjective well-being.
ICSG's Deputy Director, Dr. Áine Ní Léime has been awarded a 1-year research fellowship from the LIVES Swiss Centre of Expertise on Life Course Research. During this period, Áine will be leading a work programme in conjunction with Prof.
Lausanne, 9th February 2022 – Although pornography is an industry mainly run by and for men, paradoxically it seems to have a detrimental effect on male sexuality but a beneficial effect on female sexuality.
The book series Life Course Research and Social Policies puts the spotlight on life course research.
Critical events and transition periods are part of every life course. Starting university, having your first child, losing your job, retirement, these events can lead to a change in behaviour that directly impacts on our health.
Les auteurs du projet Cause Commune lancent le site internet www.causecommune.ch, qui s’adresse aux représentant·es des communes suisses.
In the 28th issue of the series Social Change in Switzerland, Oliver Hümbelin and his colleagues document how the welfare state changes the distribution of income in Switzerland.
En 1872, l’Université de Genève devient officiellement accessible aux femmes à la suite d’une pétition signée par trente « Genevoises, mères de famille » s’adressant au Grand Conseil.