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Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Mary Ann Mason and Eve Mason Ekman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195182675
eISBN:
9780199944019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182675.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the past few decades the number of women entering graduate and professional schools has been going up and up, while the number of women reaching the top rung of the corporate and academic worlds ... More


Professional Politicians: Towards a Comparative Perspective

Jens Borchert

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

If we are to compare professional politicians in different political systems, we need a conceptual tool that enables us to study functionally equivalent structures and patterns of behaviour in vastly ... More


 The Career of a Basel Pastor

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Over the second half of the 16th century, Basel gradually developed ecclesiastical institutions and traditions for the appointment and supervision of its clergy. Pastors of the third and fourth ... More


Education and Career of Multiple-Directors

PAUL WINDOLF

in Corporate Networks in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256976
eISBN:
9780191719639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256976.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter looks at the career paths of multiple-directors in Germany and Great Britain: their education, their fields of study, the course of the careers, and the speed with which they climbed the ... More


Denmark: Professionalism in an Egalitarian Political Culture

Torben K. Jensen

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Denmark's egalitarian political culture stresses the values of participation, equality, and a strong civil society – traits that may be detrimental to the development of a class of professional ... More


Pay Systems, Career Paths, and Earnings Inequality

Clair Brown, Yoshifumi Nakata, Michael Reich, and Lloyd Ulman

in Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Wage structures and the distribution of earned income in Japan and the U.S. and their relation to the broader institutional structure of each country's employment system are the main focus of this ... More


Career Paths in High Cuisine

Vanina Leschziner

in At the Chef's Table: Culinary Creativity in Elite Restaurants

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804787970
eISBN:
9780804795494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787970.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes the career paths of elite chefs. It begins by describing how chefs choose this occupation, a choice typically experienced as unintended, driven by early experiences working at ... More


Appointments to the House of Lords: Who Goes Upstairs

Kate Malleson

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on appointments to the House of Lords. Very little is known outside legal circles about the 110 men and one woman who have been appointed to the judicial House of Lords since ... More


Turbulence and Worker Career Paths

Clair Brown

in Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter investigates how much job change there is in different industries and examines the impact of job change on worker career paths. It also evaluates the “typical” effects of turbulence and ... More


Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book shines new light on an aspect of contemporary motherhood often hidden from view: the need for paid childcare by women returning to the workforce, and the complex bonds mothers forge with ... More


Franchisor Uncertainties

Peter M. Birkeland

in Franchising Dreams: The Lure of Entrepreneurship in America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226051901
eISBN:
9780226051925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051925.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter examines more fully franchising from the franchisor's perspective. It specifically addresses some of the uncertainties they face in recruiting, monitoring, and managing franchisees. ... More


Like Mother, Like Daughter?: How Career Women Influence Their Daughters' Ambition

Jill Armstrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334088
eISBN:
9781447334132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334088.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Does having a mother who is successful in her career benefit girls? Does it lead them to have higher aspirations for their own careers, and, if so, do those ambitions translate into career success? ... More


Overview of the Book

Clair Brown

in Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book uses new information to go beyond anecdotes and establish some facts about economic turbulence and its impact on things that people, and their politicians, worry about: firm survival, ... More


Insider Privatization and Careers: A Study of a Russian Firm in Transition

Guido Friebel and Elena Panova

in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

How do firms adjust their personnel policies and internal structure to changes in their economic and institutional environment? A number of studies indicate that a firm's organizational structure and ... More


The Creators

Jean-Paul Gabilliet

in Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732672
eISBN:
9781621039860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732672.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The comic book industry lives in a universe of complex professional trajectories involving several thousand individuals ranging from artists, cartoonists, and writers to employees of publishing ... More


Conclusions and Implications for Policy

Clair Brown

in Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents an idea of how the information in the book, and the sources that are used, can be used in policy analysis. The chaotic change that leads firms to grow and shrink, and workers to ... More


The Making of a Victorian Spiritualist: Multiple Directions and Inevitable Tensions

in An Elusive Victorian: The Evolution of Alfred Russel Wallace

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226246130
eISBN:
9780226246154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226246154.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter elaborates on the Victorian spiritualism that has been a problematic area of inquiry. This is because the reasons for its mixed reception in the Victorian period are complex but ... More


Social service as human service: between loyalties; a Swedish case

Margareta Bäck-Wiklund and Lars Plantin

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the social services in Sweden. In this chapter, the focus is on the features that block or facilitate the balance between work and family as well as the features that form ... More


Science and Engineering Careers in the United States: An Analysis of Markets and Employment

Richard B. Freeman and Daniel L. Goroff (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261898
eISBN:
9780226261904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261904.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Beginning in the early 2000s, there was an upsurge of national concern over the state of the science and engineering job market that sparked a plethora of studies, commission reports, and a ... More


The Cast

Laurie Cohen

in Imagining Women's Careers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199697199
eISBN:
9780191779534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697199.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This short chapter introduces the cast: seventeen women interviewed in 1993/4 and 2010 whose stories form the basis of this analysis. It provides demographic details, including their personal ... More


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