Philip Cohen

Philip Cohen is a professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park. He writes regularly at Family Inequality and is the author of the forthcoming book The Family: Diversity, Inequality and Social ChangeMore


Cohen's research addresses inequality within families, among them, and in the labor market. He has investigated inequality in earnings, occupations, management, disabilities, family structure, and housework. He is also a social demographer, and his academic work has appeared in leading sociology, family-studies, and demography journals. Cohen serves on the board of directors of the Council on Contemporary Families.

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