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Work and Family
Research Informing Policy

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© 1999 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The `juggling act' of work and family has become a significant focus of those interested in the social condition. This book looks at the varied ways time influences work and family processes and considers the social policy implications that inhere.
 
PART ONE: SETTING THE STAGE
H Trapp
Work and Family in Women's Lives in the German Democratic Republic
P Burstein and S Wierzbicki
Public Opinion and Congressional Action on Work, Family and Gender
 
PART TWO: THE JUGGLING ACT
J A Jacobs and K Gerson
Do Americans Feel Overworked? Comparing Ideal and Actual Working Time
A G Cox and H B Presser
Nonstandard Employment Schedules among American Mothers
The Relevance of the Marital Stature  
S Hofferth
Effects of Public and Private Policies on Working after Childbirth
J C Sandberg and D B Cornfield
Returning to Work
The Impact of Gender, Family and Work on Terminating a Family or Medical Leave  
 
PART THREE: LATER IN THE LIFE COURSE
T L Parcel, R A Nickoll and M J Dufur
The Effects of Parental Work and Maternal Nonemployment on Children's Reading and Math Achievement
M K Johnson and J T Mortimer
Work-Family Orientations and Attainments in the Early Life Course
R Iverson and N Farber
Transmission of Family Values, Work and Welfare among Poor Urban Black Women

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