Unequal Time: Gender, Class, and Family in Employment Schedules

Unequal Time: Gender, Class, and Family in Employment Schedules

by Dan Clawson, Naomi Gerstel

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ISBN-13: 9781610448437
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 07/10/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 340
File size: 803 KB

About the Author

DAN CLAWSON is professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. NAOMI GERSTEL is Distinguished University Professor in the Sociology Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Table of Contents

Contents List of Tables and Figures About the Authors Preface and Acknowledgments Part I: Introduction Chapter 1: Unpredictability and Unequal Control in a Web of Time Chapter 2: Conceps and Methods Chapter 3: The Context: Occupations and Organizations Chapter 4: Setting the Official Schedule Part II: The Forms of Unpredictability Chapter 5: Unpredictabiliity and Churning: Is There a Fixed Schedule? Chapter 6: Adding Time to the Official Schedule Chapter 7: Taking Time Off: Sick Leaves and Vacations Part III: Families and Jobs: Creating and Responding to Unpredictability Chapter 8: Unequal Families: Class Shapes Women's Responses to Unpredictability Chapter 9: Unequal Families: Class Shapes Men's Responses to Unpredictability Part IV: Strategies to Address Unpredictability Chapter 10: Finding Solutions in the Web of Time: Coworkers Chapter 11: The Push of the Family and the Pull of the Job Part V: Conclusion Chapter 12: Inequality and the Normal Unpredictability of Time Notes References Index

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