Amy Armenia

Research & Publications


Duffy, Mignon, Amy Armenia, and Clare L. Stacey, eds. 2015. Caring on the Clock: The Complexities and Contradictions of Paid Care Work. Rutgers University Press.


Armenia, A., and B. Troia. 2017. “Evolving Opinions: Evidence on Marriage Equality Attitudes from Panel Data.” Social Science Quarterly 98(1): 185-195. DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12312

Armenia, A., N. Gerstel, and C. Wing. 2014. “Workplace Compliance With the Law: The Case of the Family and Medical Leave Act.” Work and Occupations 41(3): 277-304.

Gerstel, N. and A. Armenia. 2009. “Giving and taking family leave: Right or Privilege?” Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, 21, 161-184.
Findings featured in New York Times Economix blog, “Family Leave: Right or Privilege?” January 25, 2010. (
Findings featured in Council on Contemporary Families Newsletter, Unconventional Wisdom, April, 2010. (

Armenia, A. 2009. “More than motherhood: Reasons for becoming a family day care worker.” Journal of Family Issues, 30, 554-574. 

Armenia, A., & Gerstel, N. 2006. “Inequalities and the FMLA: The successes and failures of a `universal’ policy.” Social Science Research, 35, 871-891. 

Armenia, A. 2018. “Global conversations about care (conference review of the Global Carework Summit, 1–3 June 2017, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA),” International Journal of Care and Caring.  (Invited) 

Armenia, A. 2018. “Carework Research and Theory,” in Handbook of the Sociology of Gender, Second Edition, edited by Barbara Risman, Carissa Froyum, and William Scarborough. Springer.  

Armenia, A. 2016. Book Review of Family-Friendly Policies and Practices in Academe, edited by Erin Anderson and Catherine Richards Solomon. Work and Occupations. 43(1): 110-111.  

Armenia, A. 2014. Book Review of Unfinished Business: Paid Family Leave in California and the Future of U.S. Work Family Policy, by Ruth Milkman and Eileen Appelbaum. American Journal of Sociology. 120(2): 586-587 

Armenia, A. 2014. Book Review of Caring Democracy: Markets, Equality, and Justice, by Joan C. Tronto. Gender & Society. 28(3): 501-503.

Armenia, A. 2013. “Child Care.” In Vicki Smith (Ed.) Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia, Sage Publications.

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