THE FAMILY AND PUBLIC POLICY
Cover: The Time Divide: Work, Family, and Gender Inequality, from Harvard University PressCover: The Time Divide in PAPERBACK

The Time Divide

Work, Family, and Gender Inequality

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$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674018396

Publication Date: 11/30/2005

Short

272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

17 line illustrations, 17 tables

The Family and Public Policy

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Trends in Work, Family, and Leisure Time
    • 1. Overworked Americans or the Growth of Leisure?
    • 2. Working Time from the Perspective of Families
  • II. Integrating Work and Family Life
    • 3. Do Americans Feel Overworked?
    • 4. How Work Spills Over into Life
    • 5. The Structure and Culture of Work
  • III. Work, Family, and Social Policy
    • 6. American Workers in Cross-National Perspective [with Janet C. Gornick]
    • 7. Bridging the Time Divide
    • 8. Where Do We Go from Here?
  • Appendix: Supplementary Tables
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2005 Mirra Komarovsky Book Award, Eastern Sociological Society
  • A Strategy Business Magazine Best Business Book of 2005, Work and Life Category
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