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Balancing Work and Family in a Changing Society

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Editors’ Introduction: Men, Fathers, and Work-Family Balance—An Exploration across Continents
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    Chapter 2 Changing Fatherhood and Fathering across Cultures toward Convergence in Work-Family Balance: Divergent Progress or Stalemate?
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    Chapter 3 “The Choice Was Made for Us”: Stat-at-Home Dads and Relationalities of Work and Care in Canada and the United States
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    Chapter 4 Institutional Context of Childcare and Fathering Practices in Western and Central-Eastern Europe: The Case of Poland and Germany
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    Chapter 5 Changing Family Models: Emerging New Opportunities for Fathers in Catalonia (Spain)?
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    Chapter 6 Which Fathers Are Involved in Caring for Preschool-Age Children in the United Kingdom? A Longitudinal Analysis of the Influence of Work Hours in Employement on Shared Childcare Arrangements in Couple Households
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    Chapter 7 Reconciling Work and Family among Japanese Fathers with Preschool-Age Children
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    Chapter 8 Work-Like Balance and Fathers in Austria? Empirical Evidence at the Company Level
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    Chapter 9 Between Change and Continuity: Fathers and Work-Family Balance in Italy
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    Chapter 10 Involved Fatherhood: Source of New Gender Conflicts?
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    Chapter 11 From “Absent Father” to “Involved Father”: Changes in the Model of Fatherhood in Poland and Role of Mothers-“Gatekeepers”
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    Chapter 12 What Work-Family Conflicts Do Fathers Experience in Sweden and in the United States?
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    Chapter 13 “At the End, the Father Works More and the Mother Stays Home”: Polish and Swedish Fathers and (Un)achieved Work-Life Balance
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Balancing Work and Family in a Changing Society
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan US, January 2016
DOI 10.1057/9781137533548
978-1-137-59527-0, 978-1-137-53354-8

Elisabetta Ruspini, Isabella Crespi, Crespi, Isabella, Ruspini, Elisabetta

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Student > Ph. D. Student 1 50%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 50%
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Business, Management and Accounting 1 50%
Social Sciences 1 50%