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Work and Family in Conflict? The Impact of Work Demands on Family Life

Stefani Scherer and Nadia Steiber

in Employment Regimes and the Quality of Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230105
eISBN:
9780191710575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230105.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines difficulties of reconciling work and family demands in six European countries; looks at divergences in experiences among different sectors of the workforce, different family ... More


Ethnicity and Families

Carole B. Cox and Paul H. Ephross

in Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195099317
eISBN:
9780199864744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099317.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Families transmit culture as they socialize its members by teaching persons how to behave, speak, and feel. They transmit ethnicity as they teach children their histories and who they are. ... More


What Happens When Abusers Follow Women to Work?

Lisa D. Brush

in Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398502
eISBN:
9780199897483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398502.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Conventional wisdom assumes that work requirements give women an escape route or greater leverage in their abusive relationships and give men material incentives to support and encourage women’s ... More


Perspective 2: Play, Plasticity, and the Perils of Conflict: “Problematizing” Sociobiology

Melvin Konner

in Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755059
eISBN:
9780199979479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Dissatisfied with the self-assured genetic-competition models of sociobiology and evolutionary psychology, authors in this volume correctly emphasize the role of plasticity—whether in the form or ... More


Passion Toward Work and Work–Life Conflict

Julie Boiché and Johan Caudroit

in Passion for Work: Theory, Reseach, and Applications

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190648626
eISBN:
9780190648657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648626.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an extensive review of the research conducted to date on passion and conflict between an array of passionate activities and other domains, with a special focus on available ... More


Agency freedom for worklife balance in Germany and Spain

Sonja Drobnič and Margarita León

in Worklife Balance: The Agency and Capabilities Gap

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681136
eISBN:
9780191767449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681136.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the association between gender, parenthood and employment in cross-national perspective and highlights the weaknesses in the resources–demands approach for understanding gender ... More


Incentives in the Family I: The Family Firm, An Evolutionary/Economic Theory for Parent–Offspring Relations

Joan Roughgarden and Zhiyuan Song

in Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964253
eISBN:
9780199366828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964253.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Current theory in biology and psychology do not do justice to empirical findings about parent-offspring relations. This Chapter rethinks evolutionary theory for parent-offspring relations using a ... More


Marriage, Parenthood, and Labor Outcomes for Women and Men

Yuping Zhang and Emily Hannum

in Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Much of the discussion of gender and labor market outcomes in China in the reform era has focused on elements of the transition to markets as key, particularly issues such as rising returns to ... More


Children’s Participation in Israeli Family Courts: An Account of an Ongoing Learning Process

Tamar Morag and Yoa Sorek

in International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation: From Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199366989
eISBN:
9780190625238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366989.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

The article presents a model of children’s participation in proceedings conducted in family courts, which was implemented in a pilot project in Israel. The article presents an ongoing process of ... More


Applications

Joseph Fishkin

in Bottlenecks: A New Theory of Equal Opportunity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199812141
eISBN:
9780199395576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812141.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter demonstrates that opportunity pluralism can help us see new dimensions of and identify new proposals to ameliorate three especially difficult contemporary egalitarian policy problems. ... More


Courage Through Suffering: Narrative Snapshots of the Dying Poor

David Wendell Moller

in Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199760138
eISBN:
9780190267995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199760138.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter narrates the life stories of the following personalities: the Whites, Annie Dickens, J. W. Green, and Joe Noble. It presents their life stories to provide a better understanding of these ... More


Work and Family: Retooling the Foundation in Deep Purple

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

in Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the reconstruction of the work-family relationships and in turn, the reconstruction of relationships between men and women as well. The traditional arrangement has been that ... More


Merit and Gender Diversity: Lessons about Caste Diversity in Indian IT

Marilyn Fernandez

in The New Frontier: Merit vs. Caste in the Indian IT Sector

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199479498
eISBN:
9780199092109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479498.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Despite gendered leakage in the engineering and general education pipelines, there is much progress in gender diversity or numerical parity in Indian IT. Gender parity in Indian IT has been achieved ... More


The Inequality of Job Quality

Francis Green, Alan Felstead, and Duncan Gallie

in Unequal Britain at Work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198712848
eISBN:
9780191781179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712848.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Public Management

There are contrasting views about how the average level and the dispersion of job quality have evolved in modern capitalism. Against the backdrop of political and economic change, this chapter tracks ... More


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