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Finding Time

The Economics of Work-Life Conflict

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HARDCOVER

$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674660168

Publication Date: 04/19/2016

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360 pages

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

3 photos, 30 illus., 10 tables

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Our Roots
  • 2. Stalled: Today’s Middle Class
  • 3. Stuck: Today’s Low-Income Families
  • 4. Soaring above and Sounding the Alarm: Today’s Professional Families
  • 5. Thinking Like an Economist
  • 6. Here at Home: Paid Time off to Care
  • 7. There at Work: Scheduling Time
  • 8. Care: When You Can’t Be at Home
  • 9. Fair: Finding the Right Path
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Data and Methods
  • Figure Sources
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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