|Marcus-Newhall, Amy / Halpern, Diane F. / Tan, Sherylle J. (eds.)|
Changing Realities of Work and Family
Blackwell/Claremont Applied Social Psychology Series
1. Edition August 2008
2008. 320 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-1-4051-6346-0 - John Wiley & Sons
Also available as Hardcover.
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Changing Realities of Work and Family is an interdisciplinary volume that examines the multiple realities of work and family from academic, commercial, and political perspectives.
From the contents
Introduction: The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach: Amy Marcus-Newhall (Scripps College), Diane F. Halpern (Claremont McKenna College), and Sherylle J. Tan (Claremont McKenna College).
Section 1: Employment and Children: How Do Families and Employers Accommodate the Demands?: Sherylle J. Tan (Claremont McKenna College).
1. The Myths and Realities of Maternal Employment: Sherylle J. Tan (Claremont McKenna College).
2. The Upside of Maternal and Dual-Earner Employment: A Focus on Positive Family Adaptations, Home Environments, and Child Development in the Fullerton Longitudinal Study: Adele Eskeles Gottfried (California State University, Northridge) and Allen W. Gottfried (California State University, Fullerton).
3. Work-Family Policies and the Avoidance of Bias Against Caregiving: Robert Drago (Pennsylvania State University), Carol Colbeck (Pennsylvania State University), Carol Hollenshead (University of Michigan), and Beth Sullivan (University of Michigan).
Section 2: Culture, Age, and Sexual Orientation: How Does Society Deal with Diversity?: Amy Marcus-Newhall (Scripps College).
4. Community: The Critical Missing Link in Work-Family Research: Rosalind Chait Barnett and Karen Gareis (both Brandeis University).
5. Mothers' Work-Life Experiences: The Role of Cultural Factors: Amy Marcus-Newhall (Scripps College), Bettina Casad (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona), Judith LeMaster, Jennifer Peraza, and Nicole Silverman.
(all Scripps College).
6. Age, Work, and Family: Balancing Unique Challenges for the 21st Century: Jeanette N. Cleveland (Pennsylvania State University).
7. Bringing All Families to Work Today: Equality for Gay and Lesbian Workers and Families: M. V. Lee Badgett (University of California at Los Angeles and University of Massachusetts, Amherst).
Section 3: Work, Stress, and Healthy Linkages: How Does Working and Caring for Families Affect Health?: Diane F. Halpern (Claremont McKenna College).
8. California Paid Family Leave: Is It Working for Caregivers?: Diane F. Halpern (Claremont McKenna College), Sherylle J. Tan (Claremont McKenna College), and Melissa Carsten (Claremont Graduate University).
9. Taking the Temperature of Family Life: Preliminary Results from an Observational Study: Darby E. Saxbe and Rena R. Repetti (both University of California at Los Angeles).
10. Work, Family, and Health: Work-Family Balance as a Protective Factor Against Stresses of Daily Life: Joseph G. Grzywacz (Wake Forest University School of Medicine), Adam B. Butler (University of Northern Iowa), and David M. Almeida (Pennsylvania State University).
Section 4: Politics, Business, and the Legal System: What is the Effect of Work-Family Integration?: Diane F. Halpern (Claremont McKenna College).
11. Politics, Motherhood, and Madame President: Jane Swift (Former Governor of Massachusetts).
12. Business Impacts of Flexibility: An Imperative for Working Families: Donna Klein (President, Corporate Voices for Working Families).
13. Setting the Stage: Do Women Want It All?: V. Sue Molina (Retired Partner, Deloitte and Touche).
14. What Psychologists Need to Know About Family Responsibilities Discrimination: Joan C. Williams (University of California, Hastings College of the Law).
15. Issues and Trends in Work-Family Integration: Bettina J. Casad (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)..