Publications

The Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW) offers free downloads, selected from our many publications, to our website visitors. We hope that by reading WCW publications, you will gain an understanding of the complexity, depth, and importance of the work undertaken by the researchers and program staff at WCW.

Browse publications:

A Day in Third Grade: A Large-Scale Study of Classroom Quality and Teacher and Student Behavior

Year Published: 2005

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: The Elementary School Journal, 105, 305-323

 

Preparing the Early Education and Care Workforce: The Capacity of Massachusetts’ Institutions of Higher Educationn, Executive Summary

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Marshall, N.L., Dennehy, J., Starr, E., & Robeson, W.W.

Source: Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College

 

Institutions of Higher Education Program Directory. Center for Research on Women

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Marshall, N.L., Dennehy, J., Starr, E., & Robeson, W.W.

Source: Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College

 

Opportunities to Learn in America’s Elementary Classrooms

Year Published: 2007

Authors: Pianta, R.C., Belsky, J., Houts, R., Morrison, F., & NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Science 315(5820)

 

Developmental science and education: The NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development findings from elementary school

Year Published: 2007

Authors: Pianta, R.C., & NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Advances in child development and behavior (pp. 254-296)

 

Social Competence with Peers in Third Grade: Associations with Earlier Peer Experiences in Child Care

Year Published: 2008

Authors: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network

Source: Social Development, 17, 419-453

 

The role of perceived barriers and relational support in the educational and vocational lives of urban high school students

Year Published: 2003

Authors: Kenny, Maureen E.; Blustein, David L.; Chaves, Anna; Grossman, Jennifer M.; Gallagher, Laura A.

Source: Journal of Counseling Psychology

 

Self-image and parental attachment among late adolescents in Belize

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Kenny ME, Griffiths J, Grossman J.

Source: Journal of Adolescence

 

Chinese American Middle School Youths' Experiences of Discrimination and Stereotyping

Year Published: 2007

Authors: Belle Liang , Jennifer M. Grossman & Makiko Deguchi

Source: Qualitative Research in Psychology

 

Discrimination Distress among Chinese American Adolescents

Year Published: 2008

Authors: Grossman, J.M. & Liang, B.

Source: Journal of Youth and Adolescence

 

The prevention of depression in at-risk adolescents: Current and future directions

Year Published: 2000

Authors: Tracy R.G. Gladstone, Ph.D, William R. Beardslee, MD, and Erin E. O’Connor, BA

Source: Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy

 

Treatment, intervention and prevention with children of depressed parents: A developmental perspective

Year Published: 2001

Authors: Beardslee, W.R., & Gladstone, T.R.G.

Source: Children of depressed parents: Alternative pathways to risk for psychopathology

 

Prevention of childhood depression: Recent findings and future prospects

Year Published: 2001

Authors: Beardslee WR, Gladstone TR

Source: Biological Psychiatry

 

A family-based approach to the prevention of depressive symptoms in children at risk: Evidence of parental and child change

Year Published: 2003

Authors: William R. Beardslee, Tracy R. G. Gladstone, Ellen J. Wright, Andrew B. Cooper

Source: Pediatrics

 

Prevention of risks for mental health problems: Lessons learned in examining the prevention of depression in families

Year Published: 2004

Authors: William R. Beardslee, Tracy R.G. Gladstone

Source: Facilitating pathways: Care, treatment and prevention in child and adolescent mental health

 

Transmission and Prevention of Mood Disorders among Children of Affectively Ill Parents: A Review

Year Published: 2011

Authors: Beardslee WR, Gladstone TR, O'Connor EE

Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Media gangs of social resistance: Urban adolescents take back their images and their streets through media production

Year Published: 2008

Author: Linda Charmaraman

Source: Afterschool Matters

 

Civics education: Engagement needn’t wait until high school years

Year Published: 2009

Authors: Linda Charmaraman and Diane Gruber

Source: School-Aged Notes

 

Race, context, and privilege: White Adolescents’ explanations of racial-ethnic centrality

Year Published: 2009

Authors: Jennifer M. Grossman and Linda Charmaraman

Source: Journal of Youth and Adolescence

 

Sexual Harassment Meets Zero Tolerance: Life in K-12 Schools Since Davis

Year Published: 2001

Author: Nan Stein

Source: Hastings Women's Law Journal

 

What a Difference Discipline Makes: Bullying Research and Future Directions

Year Published: 2002

Author: Nan Stein

Source: Journal of Emotional Abuse

 

Gender Safety: A New Concept for Safer and More Equitable Schools

Year Published: 2002

Authors: Stein, Nan; Tolman, Deborah L.; Porche, Michelle V.; Spencer, Renee

Source: Journal of School Violence

 

Bullying or Sexual Harassment? The Missing Discourse of Rights in an Era of Zero Tolerance

Year Published: 2003

Authors: Nan Stein

Source: University of Arizona Law Review

 

Relationship Violence Prevention Education in Schools: What's working, what's getting in the way, and what are some future directions

Year Published: 2004

Authors: Meyer, Heather; Stein, Nan

Source: American Journal of Health Education

 

Still No Laughing Matter: Sexual Harassment in K-12 Schools

Year Published: 2005

Author: Nan Stein

Source: Transforming a Rape Culture, Revised Edition

 

Bullying and Harassment in a Post-Columbine World

Year Published: 2005

Author: Nan Stein

Source: Child Victimization

 

A Rising Pandemic of Sexual Violence in Elementary and Secondary Schools: Locating a Secret Problem

Year Published: 2005

Author: Nan Stein

Source: Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy

 

Locating a Secret Problem: Sexual Violence in Elementary and Secondary Schools

Year Published: 2007

Author: Nan Stein

Source: Gender Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2nd Edition (pp. 323-332)

 

Patriarchy Matters: Toward a Gendered Theory of Teen Violence and Victimization

Year Published: 2007

Authors: Brown LM, Chesney-Lind M, Stein N

Source: Violence Against Women

 

Bullying, harassment and violence among students

Year Published: 2008

Author: Nan Stein

Source:

Exploring gender differences in dating violence/harassmentprevention programming in middle schools: results from a randomized experiment

Year Published: 2010

Authors: Bruce G. Taylor, Nan Stein, Frances F. Burden

Source: Violence & Victims, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 202-223

 

Sexual harassment overview: Concerns, new directions, and strategies

Year Published: 2011

Authors: Kelly A. Mennemeier, Nan Stein

Source: The National Summit on Gender-Based Violence Among Young People, April 6-7, 2011(pp. 1-28)

 

The Gendered Dimensions of Harassment and Bullying: What domestic and sexual violence advocates need to know

Year Published: 2011

Authors: Nan D. Stein & Kelly A. Mennemeier

Source: The National Resource Centeron Domestic Violence & The National Sexual Violence Resource Center

 

Middle school sexual harassment, violence and social networks

Year Published: 2013

Authors: Mumford EA, Okamoto J, Taylor BG, Stein N

Source: American Journal of Health Behavior

 

The effect of E.U. Membership on Finnish Exports, Industrial Structure and Regional Evolutions

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Kangasharju A., Pekkala S. and Vaittinen R.

Source: Finland 10 Years in the European Union – Economic Impacts

 

Regional Convergence across the Finnish Provinces and Subregions, 1960–1994

Year Published: 1999

Author: Sari Pekkala

Source: Finnish Economic Papers

 

A Macroeconomic Analysis of Regional Migration in Finland, 1975-95

Year Published: 1999

Authors: Sari Pekkala and Jari Ritsila

Source: Review of Regional Studies

 

Aggregate economic fluctuations and regional convergence: the Finnish case 1988-95

Year Published: 2000

Author: Sari Pekkala

Source: Applied Economics

 

Migration and Individual Earnings in Finland: A Regional Perspective

Year Published: 2002

Author: Sari Pekkala

Source: Regional Studies

 

The Role of Education in Self–Employment Success in Finland

Year Published: 2002

Authors: Aki Kangasharju, Sari Pekkala

Source: Growth and Change

 

Regional Labour Market Adjustment: Are Positive and Negative Shocks Different?

Year Published: 2002

Authors: Sari Pekkala and Aki Kangasharju

Source: Labour

 

Regional labor markets in Finland: Adjustment to total versus region-specific shocks

Year Published: 2002

Authors: Sari Pekkala, Aki Kangasharju

Source: Papers in Regional Science

 

Migration Flows in Finland: Regional Differences in Migration Determinants and Migrant Types

Year Published: 2003

Author: Sari Pekkala

Source: International Regional Science Review

 

Increasing Regional Disparities in the 1990s: The Finnish Experience

Year Published: 2004

Authors: Aki Kangasharju & Sari Pekkala

Source: Regional Studies

 

Returns to scale in a matching model: evidence from disaggregated panel data

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Aki Kangasharju, Jaakko Pehkonen & Sari Pekkala

Source: Applied Economics

 

Differences across Cohorts in Finnish Intergenerational Income Mobility

Year Published: 2007

Authors: Sari Pekkala, Robert E. B. Lucas

Source: Industrial Relations

 

School tracking and intergenerational income mobility: Evidence from the Finnish comprehensive school reform

Year Published: 2009

Authors: Tuomas Pekkarinen, Roope Uusitalo, Sari Kerr

Source: Journal of Public Economics

 

Intergenerational income immobility in Finland: contrasting roles for parental earnings and family income

Year Published: 2012

Authors: Robert E. B. Lucas, Sari Pekkala Kerr

Source: Journal of Population Economics

 

Immigration and Employer Transitions for STEM Workers

Year Published: 2013

Authors: Sari Pekkala Kerr and William R. Kerr

Source: American Economic Review

 

School Tracking and Development of Cognitive Skills

Year Published: 2013

Authors: Sari Pekkala Kerr, Tuomas Pekkarinen and Roope Uusitalo

Source: Journal of Labor Economics

 

Redefining Race in the Workplace: Insights from Ethnic Identity Theory

Year Published: 1998

Authors: Kecia M. Thomas, Layli D. Phillips and Stephanie Brown

Source: Journal of Black Psychology

 

The role of ethnic identity and self-construal in coping among African American and Caucasian American 7th graders: An exploratory analysis of within-group variance

Year Publications: 2002

Authors: Zaff JF, Blount RL, Phillips L, Cohen L.

Source: Adolescence

 

Freaks, gold diggers, divas, and dykes: The socio-historical development of African American adolescent females’ sexual scripts.

Year Published: 2003

Authors: Stephens, D. P., & Phillips, L.

Source: Sexuality and Culture

 

Fitting in and feeling good: Patterns of self-evaluation and psychological stress among biracial adolescent girls

Year Published: 2004

Author: Phillips, L.

Source: Women and Therapy

 

Integrating Black feminist thought into conceptual frameworks of African American adolescent women's sexual scripting processes

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Dionne P. Stephens Ph.D. & Layli Phillips

Source: Sexualities, Evolution, and Gender

 

Oppositional consciousness within an oppositional realm: The case of feminism and womanism in rap and Hip Hop, 1976-2004

Year Published: 2005

Authors: Layli Phillips, Kerri Reddick-Morgan and Dionne Patricia Stephens

Source: Journal of African American History

 

Deconstructing “down low” discourse: The politics of sexuality, gender, race, AIDS, and anxiety

Year Published: 2005

Author: Layli Phillips

Source: Journal of African American Studies

 

Decentering gender: Bisexual identity as an expression of a non-dichotomous worldview.

Year Published: 2007

Authors: Parker, B.A., Adams, H. L., & Phillips, L. D.

Source: Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research

 

‘I am just so glad you are alive’: New perspectives on non-traditional, non-conforming, and transgressive expressions of gender, sexuality, and race among African Americans

Year Published: 2008

Authors: Phillips, L., & Stewart, M. R.

Source: Journal of African American Studies

 

Ethnic related variations from the Cass model of homosexual identity formation: The experiences of two-spirit, lesbian and gay Native Americans

Year Published: 2009

Authors: Adams, H.L., & Phillips, L.

Source: Journal of Homosexuality

 

'We are all good woman!': A womanist critique of the current feminist conflicts.

Year Published: 1996

Authors: Barbara McCaskill and Layli Phillips

Source: Good girls/bad girls: Women, sex, violence, and power in the nineties (pp. 106-122)

 

Recontextualizing Kenneth B. Clark: An Afrocentric perspective on the paradoxical legacy of a model psychologist-activist

Year Published: 2000

Author: Phillips, L.

Source: Evolving perspectives on the history of psychology (pp. 575-606)

 

Fighting in he(r) heels: Sylvia Rivera, Stonewall, civil rights, and liberation

Year Published: 2006

Authors: Phillips, L., & Olugbala, S.

Source: The Human Tradition in the Civil Rights Movement, 1865-1980 (pp. 309-334)

 

Examining African American female adolescent sexuality within mainstream Hip Hop cultures using a womanist-ecological model of human development.

Year Published: 2009

Authors: Stephens, D. P., Phillips, L., & Few, A. L.

Source: In S. A. Lloyd, A. L. Few, & K. R. Allen (Eds.), Handbook of feminist family studies, pp. 160-174

 

Nontraditional, Nonconforming, and Transgressive Gender Expression and Relationship Modalities in Black Communities

Year Published: 2010

Authors: Phillips, L., & Stewart, M. R.

Source: Black Sexualities: Probing Powers, Passions, Practices, and Policies

 

Preparing youth for the crossing: From early adolescence to early adulthood

Year Published: 2006

Authors: Piha, S. & Hall, G.

Source: New Directions for Youth Development

 

Urban Debate and Democracy in Action During Out-of-School Time

Year Published: 2006

Author: Georgia Hall

Source: Afterschool Matters

 

Urban Adolescents’ Experience of Social Class in Relationships at Work

Year Published: 2007

Authors: Noonan, A., Hall, G., & Blustein, D.

Source: Journal of Vocational Behavior

 

It Takes an Urban Village: Parenting Networks of Urban Families

Year Published: 2001

Authors: Nancy L. Marshall, Anne E. Noonan, Kathleen McCartney, Fern Marx, Nancy Keefe

Source: Journal of Family Issues