Working Families: The Transformation of the American Home / Edition 1

Working Families: The Transformation of the American Home / Edition 1

by Rosanna Hertz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520226496

ISBN-13: 2900520226493

Pub. Date: 09/30/2001

Publisher: University of California Press

"Working Families is a pioneering study by scholars of great capability and insight. This book is a gold mine of observations and information about new approaches to the study of work and family."-Arlene Daniels, co-editor of The Most Difficult Revolution

Author Biography: Rosanna Hertz is Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at Wellesley College and

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"Working Families is a pioneering study by scholars of great capability and insight. This book is a gold mine of observations and information about new approaches to the study of work and family."-Arlene Daniels, co-editor of The Most Difficult Revolution

Author Biography: Rosanna Hertz is Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at Wellesley College and author of More Equal Than Others (California, 1990). Nancy L. Marshall is Senior Research Scientist at the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900520226493
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
09/30/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
399

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction by Rosanna Hertz and Nancy L. Marshall

PART ONE: Changing Families

1. The Rise of the Dual-Worker Family, 1963-1997, by Linda J. Waite and Mark Nielsen

2. Gendered Careers: A Life Course Perspective, by Phyllis Moen and Shin-Kap Han3. Getting Younger While Getting Older: Family-Building at Midlife, by Lillian B. Rubin

4. Men's Family Work: Child-Centered Fathering and the Sharing of Domestic Labor, by Scott Coltrane and Michele Adams

PART TWO: Changing Workplaces

5. Family-Responsive Benefits and the Two-Tiered Labor Market, by Cynthia H. Deitch and Matt L. Huffman

6. How Are Small Businesses Responding to Work and Family Issues? by Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Leon Litchfield

7. Part-Time Work Arrangements and the Corporation: A Dynamic Interaction, by Marcia Brumit Kropf

8. Toward a New View of Work and Family Life, by Ellen Galinsky

9. Work, Family, and Globalization: Broadening the Scope of Policy Analysis, by Harriet E. Gross

PART THREE: Heartstrings and Pursestrings: Gendered Views from Within

10. Changing the Structure and Culture of Work: Work-Family Conflict, Work Flexibility, and Gender Equity in the Modern Workplace, by Kathleen Gerson and Jerry A. Jacobs

11. Workplace Policies and the Psychological Well-Being of First-Time Parents: The Case of Working-Class Families, by Heather-Lyn Haley, Maureen Perry-Jenkins, and Amy Armenia

12. Work, Family, and Gender in Medicine: How Do Dual-Earners Decide Who Should Work Less? by Lena M. Lundgren, Jennifer Fleischer-Cooperman, Robert Schneider, and Therese Fitzgerald

13. From Babysitters toChild Care Providers: The Development of a Feminist Consciousness in Family Day Care Workers, by Heather M. Fitz Gibbon

PART FOUR: Children's Experiences

14. Children, Work, and Family: Some Thoughts on "Mother Blame", by Anita Ilta Garey and Terry Arendell

15. The Kinderdult: The New Child Born to Conflict between Work and Family, by Diane Ehrensaft

16. Passing between the Worlds of Maid and Mistress: The Life Story of a Mexican Maid's Daughter, by Mary Romero

17. Eavesdropping Children, Adult Deals, and Cultures of Care, by Arlie Russell Hochschild

18. Pick-Up Time at Oakdale Elementary School: Work and Family from the Vantage Points of Children, by Barrie Thorne

Contributors

Index

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