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Exploring equity in dual career families

Kim A. Hollihan

Exploring equity in dual career families

men"s perceptions of life roles

by Kim A. Hollihan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dual-career families.,
  • Sex role.,
  • Sexual division of labor.,
  • Husbands -- Attitudes.,
  • Married women -- Employment.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kim A. Hollihan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 151 leaves.
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18620377M
    ISBN 100612410730
    OCLC/WorldCa223865999

    The dynamics of work and parenthood are in the midst of a revolutionary shift in the United States. Focused around a major factor in this shift--the rise of dual-income families--this groundbreaking volume provides a highly informative snapshot of the intricate fabric of work and family in the United States. Everyone who struggles to meet the demands of work and personal-life responsibilities knows how tough it is to do so. This bold new book shows that it is the deeply engrained separation of work and personal life that has limited our ability to deal effectively with the conflict between them. Beyond Work-Family Balance demonstrates why the image of balance is outmoded and why a new approach.

    Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Work and family. Married people -- Employment -- Psychological aspects. Dual-career families. More like . Career Pathways in Action, a companion to Learning for Careers by Nancy Hoffman and Robert B. Schwartz, offers a detailed, on-the-ground exploration of the Pathways to Prosperity Network’s efforts at state, regional, and local levels. This new book describes a strikingly wide range of systems and efforts that the Pathways Network has helped.

    Advocates need for more research on dual career families, dealing with power, role specialization, ethnicity, race, social class, sexual preference, sources of satisfaction, spouse support, coping strategies and spouse communication. Examines issues regarding equity and power in a relationship and sex and family roles. Religious and moral values and egalitarianism should be emphasized, and. Employees try to maintain equity between inputs and outputs compared to others in similar positions. Raised in dual-career families, attended day care, feeling of insecurity about jobs Exploring Business Chapter 8&9. 33 terms. Exploring Business Chapter 7. 35 terms. Exploring .


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Exploring equity in dual career families by Kim A. Hollihan Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Beyond Work-Family Balance" demonstrates convincingly that it is possible to have both gender equity and improved workplace performance—the "Dual Agenda." The authors' detailed description of their action research methodology and its impact on culture change in Price: $ --Prediction #1: In principle, same-sex dual-career families could benefit from increased gender equity --Prediction #2: Increasing numbers of college-educated adults will enter into dual-career marriages --Prediction #3: We will see changes in definitions of careers and in how careers are rewarded --Prediction #4: Women and men entering dual.

This book advances a conceptual framework for appropriate organizational change that is tied directly to the dual agenda spelled out in the two-pronged premise of its subtitle: Advancing Gender Equity and Workplace Performance.

With no one-size-fits-all solution possible for such complex issues, the authors draw on related studies in a dozen Cited by: --Earl Koile, Professor Emeritus, University of Texas at Austin "I enjoyed reading this book.

By placing the dual-career family literature firmly within a framework of gender dynamics, it goes much further than just chronicling the problems faced by dual-career spouses. It also offers explanations and the vision of a.

Even now most married adults are working couples. According to a survey, “the percentage of dual-income families has increased sharply over the past 30 years.” As more and more female enter the work force more single family careers are turning into two-career families.

In this economy can a family actually afford not to have both adults. Home-career conflict may exist in varying degrees for both spouses in a dual-career couple. Home-career conflict exists when a dual-career wife values both homemaking and career and views some aspects of these two roles as incompatible.

Home-career conflict results when a dual-career husband values his own career and that of his wife, but is uncomfortable with his wife's successes at work. She has undertaken groundbreaking research on how multiple layers of context shape work and family experiences.

One of her early books, Dual Earner Families-International Perspectives, predated. a dual career family, exhaustion due to the problems in dual career families, sadness in fulfilling life expectations, and difficulty in terms of physical health related to the personal well being.

Dual-Career Couples of the topic, that most women are still carrying the major responsibility for such household activities as shopping, cooking, cleaning, and doing laundry.

Some women in dual-career families face the added complexity of managing house-hold supports such as housekeepers and daycare providers. It seems that even in. Equity Mindset At-risk families value school less and therefore do not believe in the importance of regular careers of their choosing.

1 Ready, 2 Balfanz, Herzog, & MacIver, Decrease Chronic enrollment, International Baccalaureate (IB), local dual credit, statewide dual credit, and industry certifi cation 4. 8 Cowan, etc. Dual-earner families have been treated as if they are a homogenous group of individuals having to cope with similar demands.

Yet these families vary in their rationale for both spouses working outside the home (from financial necessity to personal growth) and the responsibilities each spouse assumes in the home. Given the variations in work and home responsibilities it is proposed that members.

Beyond Work-Family Balance: Advancing Gender Equity and Workplace Performance - Kindle edition by Rapoport, Rhona, Bailyn, Lotte, Fletcher, Joyce K., Pruitt, Bettye H.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Beyond Work-Family Balance: Advancing Gender Equity and Workplace Reviews: 5.

She has published extensively over the past 50 years, often with her husband Robert. These publications include Dual Career Families () and Leisure and the Family Life Cycle (). Inshe was awarded The Work Life Legacy award by the Families and Work Institute in New York.

This paper discusses the career development experiences among working spouses in dual-career family (DCF) situation. The purpose of this research was to understand the experiences and contributing factors that made spouses chose to be in dual-career family situation, as well as their perceptions on the benefits and challenges of DCF on their career development.

Dual-Career Families book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(10). Dual-career families were too new, too varied to fit any single mold, Gilbert determined. “There is no one dual-career family,” she said. And while “it is the concept of equity that best describes.

Disadvantages of Dual Career Couples: Dual career couples is the new trend of 21st century. With increased number of women getting an opportunity to learn and pursue their career, the dual career couples problems or two-body problem has seen a rise.

Both the couples are serious about their career, highly educated and are together running a dual. In parallel, two-parent nonfarm families with a full-time working father and a full-time homemaker mother rapidly increased, resulting in the most prevalent family type between and This family type almost disappeared in the s, being replaced by dual-earner families.

Since the s, one-parent families have become more prevalent. Dual Career Families: In today’s scenario, the number of working female employees is on the increase. One finds both husband and wife being professionals.

In this case, one of the family members might face the problem of transfer. This problem is faced by most organizations. Problem # 3. Decline in Career. leisure and gender roles. Degrees of equity which characterize each man's dual career relationship will undoubtedly be reflected in the stones shared.

SigaifiePoce of Shidy Dual Career Familv Defined A dual career family is "a type of family structure in which both heads of household - the. Of course, dual career families enjoy a higher standard of living because of the availability of two incomes and the security derived from the expectation that if one should become unemployed, incapacitated or die, the other will be able to support the family.

However, the double career family standard of living is achievement with a vengeance.Exploring the Sharp Rise in Dual-Career Families Essay Words | 3 Pages. in a family that had two working parents. Even now most married adults are working couples. According to a survey, “the percentage of dual-income families has increased sharply over the past 30 years.”.Read about this initiative focused on equity in early childhood and find other equity-related content.

For Families. Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families—from child development to reading, writing, music, math, and more! from book releases to policy g: dual career.