‘Women’s work’





“Domestic work isn’t recognized as employment in the traditional sense because it’s seen as ‘women’s work’ and it’s done in someone’s home, not in a conventional workplace.”

Nik Theodore, associate professor of urban planning and policy, on the lack of regulation in domestic work, Nov. 27 Wall Street Journal


“You can’t adopt the behaviors you would have in a loud bar when you go to see the Chicago Symphony.”

Zizi Papacharissi, professor and head of communication, on “How did the Internet get so cozy,” Nov. 18 New York magazine


“When the expressway was built, most of the development was to the east. Now much has grown to the west.”

Siim Soot, professor emeritus and researcher in the Urban Transportation Center, on the need for a complex arterial interchange at I-294 and North Avenue, Nov. 23 Pioneer Press

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