Finance is a Feminist issue: more reading
Via Bridget Crawford at Feminist Law Professors:
Feminist Law Prof Darren Rosenblum has posted to SSRN his article, “Feminizing Capital: A Corporate Imperative.” Here’s the abstract:
The economic crisis has upended the divide between the public sector and the corporate world, as governments engage in mass intervention in the private sector. This crisis has exposed the need for new leadership in the corporate world. Gendered understandings of economic relations have surfaced – some argue that testosterone encourages excessive greed in boom cycles and fear in bust cycles, or that women can help clean up the mess. This Article explores capital’s Achilles heel – the exclusion of women from its leadership ranks – and one innovative remedy for this shortcoming. [...]
I've cut short the abstract; you can read the whole thing at Feminist Law Professors, or here, where you can also download the whole article.