Pins and Needles, May 2014

Harnessing Talent, a report commissioned by The Knight Foundation for the Civic Innovation in Action Studio, led by Bryan Boyer, in May 2014

US ‘Baby Business’ (infertility services) worth $4bn

The four stages of disruptive innovation, Steven Sinovsky, Business Insider/LinkedIn, January 2014

The Experience Economy, Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore, Harvard Business School, 1998

Program or Be Programmed, Douglas Rushkoff,

Who Owns The Future? and You Are Not A Gadget, Jaron Lanier

The American Middle Class Hasn’t Gotten A Raise in 15 Years, Ben Casselman, Five Thirty Eight

Single? So are the majority of US Adults, PBS

Professor Marcia Inhorn, a Yale medical anthropologist, lecture

Renee Almeling, “Sex Cells, the medical market for eggs and sperm

Andrew Dosunmu’s feature film, Mother of George

Five million IVF babies since 1978
, The Telegraph, July 2012

Selling the Fantasy of Fertility
, Miriam Zoll and Pamela Tsigdinos New York Times. September 12, 2013

What do reproductive-age women who undergo oocyte cryopreservation think about the process as a means to preserve fertility?
Brooke Hodes-Wertz, M.D., M.P.H., Sarah Druckenmiller, B.A., Meghan Smith, M.D., Nicole Noyes, M.D. American Society of Reproductive Medicine, May 2013

Assistive Reproductive Technology (ART) Fertility Clinic Success Rates Report,
US Center for Disease Control 2012

Center for Women’s Reproductive Care at Columbia University Medical Center

Women’s experience of IVF: A Follow up study, K. Hammarberg, J. Astbury and H.W.G. Baker, Oxford University Press, 2000

Here’s why family leave is a huge deal for new parents
Catherine Pearson, Huffington Post

Small Businesses Overwhelmingly Support Family Medical Leave, Small Business Majority, Feb 2013

Apple and Facebook’s Newest Perk: Freezing Your Eggs, Lauren Weber, Wall Street Journal, October 14, 2014

Facebook and Apple to pay employees to freeze their eggs, Siri Srinivas

Freezing eggs for female staff is great in theory. But it offers no guarantees, Sarah Boseley,

By offering to freeze their employees’ eggs, Apple and Facebook make it clear they don’t know what women want, Harriet Minter – all three in The Guardian, all October 15, 2014

The sobering facts about egg freezing that nobody’s talking about
, October 24, 2014
Pamela Tsigdinos, Wired

“From the Lowell ‘Mill Girls’ to Lean In: The Long Dance of Feminism and Capitalism”, Susan Faludi, Keynote Address: Feminism for What? Conference, John Jay College New York, September 13, 2014

“Freeze Your Eggs, Free Your Career”. Bloomberg Businessweek, April 17, 2014

Waking Up From The Pill, NY Mag, Nov 2010

The Baffler’s Feminism For What? Conference, New York, September 2014

Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg, 2013.

Emily Martin, The Woman in the Body and Anthony Giddens, The Transformation of Intimacy.

Facebook Offers To Freeze Female Employees’ Newborn Children, The Onion October 15, 2014

Baby boomers ruined America: Why blaming millennials is misguided and annoying, Alexander S. Balkin, Salon Oct 20, 2014

Grayson Perry, The Rise and Fall of Default Man, New Statesman, October 2014, see his discussion of the word ‘community’ here, among other things.

Freelancers Union

Richard Greenwald, St. Joseph’s College, The death of 9-to-5: permanent freelancers, empty offices and the new way America works, in Harnessing Talent, The Knight Foundation, May 2014

The future of employment: How susceptible are jobs to computerisation? (sic), Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne, Oxford University, September 17, 2013

Domestic Workers AllianceJobs for Justice

Susan Sontag The Complete Rolling Stone interview

The New Instability, Stephanie Coontz, New York Times, July 26, 2014

Despite recovery, fewer Americans identify as middle class, Pew Research Jan 28, 2014

Roz Chast, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? 2014

Daniel Pink, Free-Agent Nation, 2002

Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Job Quality Matters: How our future economic competitiveness hinges on the quality of parents’ jobs, Heather Boushey

Thomas Piketty, Capital in the 21st Century

New Republic, The Hell of American Day Care

A Bit Rich, by the UK-based New Economics Foundation. See also their Work Time essay, on “building social and environmental value into prices”

Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning, Horst W. J. Rittel and Melvin M. Webber, University of California, Berkeley, 1973

Dan Hill, Dark Matter and Trojan Horses: A Strategic Design Vocabulary, 2014

Roger Martin, The Opposable Mind, discusses the value to strategists of designers practice of abductive thinking

Sophie Zadeh, New conceptions: single mothers by sperm donation

Nicky Hudson, Relatedness in Assisted Reproduction, Centre for Family Research, Cambridge University

Natalie Jeremijenko, Half Life Ratio

Sex Dread, in American Savage, by Dan Savage
“What’s your sexual footprint?” Al Vernaccio’s talk to TEDYouth, San Diego

Anne-Marie Slaughter in The Atlantic

Harnessing Talent, Civic Innovation Studio, The Knight Foundation, May 2014

Jackie Stevens, Pregnancy Envy and the Politics of Compensatory Masculinities

Sarah Kaplan and Jackie VanderBrug Rise of Gender Capitalism,

Sylvia Ann Hewett, On Ramps, Off Ramps, Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success

5 Simple office policies that make Danish workers way more happy than Americans, Fast Company, Sept 2014,

Charles Kindregan, Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Lawyers Guide to Emerging Law and Science and some specific examples of lawyers changing the law to accommodate non-traditional families in California