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Being Together, Working Apart: Dual-Career Families and the Work-Life Balance Barbara Schneider

Being Together, Working Apart: Dual-Career Families and the Work-Life Balance

Barbara Schneider

Published February 24th 2005
ISBN : 9780521845717
Hardcover
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Despite the fact that most parents are employed, how work affects the lives and well-being of parents and their children remains relatively unexplored. Drawing on a recent study of 500 dual-career families in 8 communities across the U.S., this bookMoreDespite the fact that most parents are employed, how work affects the lives and well-being of parents and their children remains relatively unexplored. Drawing on a recent study of 500 dual-career families in 8 communities across the U.S., this book focuses on how families achieve or fail to attain work-life balance. With its rich diversity of data, findings, and commentary from an interdisciplinary group of scholars, the book provides a valuable resource for academics, policy makers, and working parents.