Brotherhood of St Laurence

Work-life balance in the 21st century. /

By: Houston, Diane (ed.)
Series: Future of work seriesPublisher: Basingstoke, U.K. Palgrave Macmillan 2005Description: xv, 271 pISBN: 1403920621; 9781403920621Subject(s): Work And Family Great Britain | Work And Family Government Policy | Hours Of Labour, Flexible | Personnel Management | Women Employment | Case Studies | Trade Unions | Ethnic Groups | Child Care | Economic And Social Research Council (esrc) | Employment/unemployment | Family & Early YearsDDC classification: 306.360941 WOR
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Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Work-life balance in the 21st century / Diane Houston -- 2. Gender and work-life flexibility in the labour market / Alison L. Booth and Jeff Frank -- 3. The costs of a career in minutes and morbidity / Michael Rose -- 4. Sex differences in work-life balance goals / Catherine Hakim -- 5. Working, caring and sharing: work-life dilemmas in early motherhood / Diane Houston -- 6. Part-time employment among women with preschool children : organisational cultures, personal careers and sense of entitlement / Maria Sigala -- 7. 'Daddy, I don't like these shifts you're working because I never see you : coping strategies for home and work / Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios and Chris Baldry -- 8. Men's conditions of employment and the division of childcare between parents / Irene Bruegel and Anne Gray -- 9. Gender, job security and work-life balance / Nickie Charles and Emma James -- 10. Workplace partnership and work-life balance : a local government case study / Stephanie Tailby, Mike Richardson, Andy Danford, Paul Stewart and Martin Upchurch --11. Multiple burdens : problems of work-life balance for ethnic minority trade union activist women / Harriet Bradley, Geraldine Healy and Nupur Mukherjee -- 12. Combining family and employment : evidence from Pakistani and Bangladeshi women / Angela Dale -- 13. Care workers and work-life balance : the example of domiciliary careworkers / Clare Ungerson and Sue Yeandle. Family & early years Into & out of work School to work INTO AND OUT OF WORK SCHOOL TO WORK

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