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By Maura J. Mills

Conflict among paintings and relations has been a subject of dialogue because the starting of the women's move, yet contemporary adjustments in kin constructions and group demographics have made it transparent that the problems effect either men and women. whereas employers and policymakers fight to navigate this new terrain, critics cost that the study zone, too, has been sluggish to respond.

Gender and the Work-Family Experience places a number of faces – male in addition to girl – on complicated realities with interdisciplinary and cross-cultural information and research-based perception. along with reviewing the kingdom of gender roles as they impact domestic and profession, this in-depth reference examines and compares how men and women event work-family clash and its results for relationships at domestic in addition to results at the task. subject matters as wide-ranging as gendered occupations, gender and shiftwork, heteronormative assumptions, the parable of the right employee, and gendered features of work-family guilt mirror major alterations in society and display very important implications for either learn and coverage. additionally incorporated within the coverage: 

  • Gender ideology and work-family plans of the subsequent generation
  • Gender, poverty, and the work-family interface
  • The double jeopardy impression: the significance of gender and race in work-family research
  • When paintings intrudes upon staff’ own time: does gender matter?
  • Work-family equality: the significance of a degree enjoying box at home
  • Women in STEM: family-related demanding situations and initiatives
  • Family-friendly organizational regulations, practices, and advantages during the gender lens

Geared towards work-family and gender researchers in addition to scholars and educators in a number of fields, Gender and the Work-Family Experience will locate readers within the fields of business and organizational psychology, enterprise administration, social psychology, sociology, gender reports, women’s reviews, and public coverage, between others..

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There is some evidence that same-sex parental models are most important for adolescents in terms of expectations about their own work behavior, and other-sex parents are important for adolescents’ expectations about their future partners’ work behavior (Wiese and Freund 2011). Young women who had working mothers have more positive stereotypes about the effects of ­(particularly full-time)employment on several domains of child development, differences that appear explained, in part, by differences in gender ideology , attitudes about the benefits and costs of maternal employment, and work values (­Goldberg and Lucas-Thompson 2014).

This is life. Acknowledgments It goes without saying that an edited book does not come to fruition through one person alone. It took the hard work and dedication of many wonderful people who believed in the importance of this work, who saw value in the cause, and who each viewed the topic from a distinctive and worthwhile perspective, contributing something uniquely theirs. My editing of this book is merely the vessel through which their hard work is disseminated. As such, I would like to thank all of my chapter authors for their continued commitment to this project and their intrinsic belief in the importance of this compiled work.

Baber and Monaghan 1988; Boushey 2008; Dennehy and Mortimer 1993; Goldin and Katz 2008; O’Connell et al. 1989), but many other young individuals plan to replicate the gendered pattern of their parents’ generation in terms of men, but not women, planning full-time employment when they have young children (Goldberg et al. 2012). More recent cohorts of women expect future employment (Goldin et al. 2006) but typically both young men and women expect that wives will dramatically reduce (or end) their work outside the home when children are born (de Valk 2008; Weinshenker 2006).

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