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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


Work–Family Conflict and Economic Change

McGinnity Frances and Russell Helen

in Economic Crisis, Quality of Work, and Social Integration: The European Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664719
eISBN:
9780191765209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664719.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Chapter 7 investigates the impact of economic recession on how people reconcile work and family life. Using individual-level data from 18 European countries in 2004 and 2010, this chapter found that ... 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


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


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


Working time and caring strategies: parenthood in different welfare states

Thomas P. Boje

in Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia: Gender relations in welfare states

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346452
eISBN:
9781447303015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter presents a comparison of Denmark and Sweden with the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. These countries have different work cultures and family policy systems, and the variation in the ... More


Work-Family Dilemmas

Gayle Kaufman

in Superdads: How Fathers Balance Work and Family in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749159
eISBN:
9780814749173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749159.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores men's work–family dilemmas and feelings of stress in trying to balance work and family. It presents the struggles that men face in combining their roles as father and worker. ... More


Working on the Edge Today: Dissatisfaction, Adaptation, and Performance

Joseph Rosse and Stacy Saturay

in Work Meets Life: Exploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014120
eISBN:
9780262265843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014120.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter evaluates the influences of job satisfaction or job dissatisfaction on work, addressing the potential for performance, health, and well-being to be lost under less than psychologically ... More


Stress and health among the Indian police

Vaijayanthee Kumar and T. J. Kamalanabhan

in Work and Health in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447327363
eISBN:
9781447327370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327363.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the predictors of psychological stress among police personnel and the role that emotional intelligence might play in moderating the relationship between the determinants of ... More


Permeability of work-family borders: effects of information and communication technologies on work-family conflict at the childcare stage in Japan

Yuka Sakamoto

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on the permeability of work/home boundaries in Japan, and consequently on work–family conflicts over childcare. ... More


Superdads: How Fathers Balance Work and Family in the 21st Century

Gayle Kaufman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749159
eISBN:
9780814749173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749159.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In an age when fathers are spending more time with their children than at any other point in the past, men are also facing unprecedented levels of work–family conflict. How do fathers balance their ... 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


Are We in a Movement Now? Can We Get There?

Jocelyn Elise Crowley

in Mothers Unite!: Organizing for Workplace Flexibility and the Transformation of Family Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451751
eISBN:
9780801467455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451751.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter addresses the question of whether the women who participate in mothers' groups believe that they are participating in some type of mothers' movement through their engagement with the ... 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


A backlash against the way their mothers worked?

Jill Armstrong

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334088
eISBN:
9781447334132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334088.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the idea that one should expect a backlash from the daughters against wanting to work as long hours as their mothers due to having seen their mothers try to ‘have it all’, or ... 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


From Boys Brigade Belts and Bibles to Bombs and Bullets (1972–75)

Gareth Mulvenna

in Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383261
eISBN:
9781786944061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383261.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the dynamics of paramilitary loyalism and the involvement of the interviewees in operations including murder. The chapter demonstrates that the transition from Tartan gangs to ... 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


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