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Jerry A. Jacobs (born February 7, 1955) is an American sociologist noted for his work on women and work. He is professor of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania and an affiliate of the Population Studies Center, the Graduate School of Education, the Women’s Studies Program, and the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics at Penn. He has served as the Editor of the American Sociological Review and President of the Eastern Sociological Society.

Professor Jacobs’ studies have addressed a number of aspects of women's employment, including authority, earnings, working conditions, part-time work and work-family conflict, and entry into male-dominated occupations. Professor Jacobs has published five books, 75 research papers, and 15 book reviews. He has received 30 grants to support his research from Atlantic Philanthropies, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Josiah Macy Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Lyle M. Spencer Foundation.

He is the recipient of the Max Weber award from the American Sociological Association and the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for excellence in Work-Family Research.

His research projects include a study of interdisciplinary scholarly communication in the area of work-family research, funded by the Aflred P. Sloan Foundation, and in the area of educational research, funded by the Lyle M. Spencer Foundation.

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Total Books: 8
In Defense of Disciplines Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University
The Changing Face of Medicine Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America
2010 - The Changing Face of Medicine Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America [The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780801476624
ISBN-10: 0801476623
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Putting Poor People to Work How the Work-first Idea Eroded College Access for the Poor
The Time Divide  Work Family and Gender Inequality
2005 - The Time Divide Work Family and Gender Inequality [The Family and Public Policy] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674018396
ISBN-10: 0674018397
Genres: Business & Money, Nonfiction
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The Time Divide  Work Family and Gender Inequality
2004 - The Time Divide Work Family and Gender Inequality [The Family and Public Policy] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780674011533
ISBN-10: 0674011538
Genres: Business & Money, Nonfiction
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The Changing Face of Medicine Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America
Revolving Doors Sex Segregation and Women's Careers
Revolving Doors Sex Segregation and Women's Careers (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780804718141
ISBN-10: 0804718148
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Putting Poor People to Work How the Work-First Idea Eroded College Access for the Poor