The Part-Time Paradox: Time Norms, Professional Life, Family and Gender / Edition 1

The Part-Time Paradox: Time Norms, Professional Life, Family and Gender / Edition 1

by Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, Carroll Seron, Bonnie Oglensky, Robert Saute
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415921244

ISBN-13: 9780415921244

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415921244
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Social Meaning of Professional Time

1. Introduction

2. The Social Context of Time Deviance

3. Time and the Practices and Rituals of the Legal Profession

Part II: Cultural Perspectives on Part-time Work and Its Consequences

4.

Part-Time Work as Deviance: Stigmatization and its Consequences

5. Perspectives on Accommodating Part-Time Work

6. Calculating the Economics of Part-Time Work

Part III: Career Issues and Problems in Part-Time Legal Work

7. Mobility

8. Job Security and

Insecurity: The Vulnerability of Part-Time Positions

9. Part-Time Status and Rank Discrepancies: Statue Incongruity

10. Commitment and Professional Status

11. Collegiality

12. Justice and Fairness

Part IV: The Family and Part-Time Work

13. Parents,

Children, Child Care, and the Division of Labor in the Family

Part V: Technology

14. Technology and Part-Time Lawyering

Part VI

15. Conclusion

Part VII: Appendices

A. Research Methodology

B. Part-Time Work Policies and Issues They Cover

C. Tables

norms' that now equate work success with all consuming commitment (Kathleen Gerson, author of Hard Choices: How Women Decide about Work, Career, and Motherhood)

Hagan, co-author of Gender and Practice)

themselves and their families (Richard Abel, author of American Lawyers)

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