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The Responsive Workplace
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Sheila B. Kamerman, Alfred J. Kahn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-01 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

As the American workforce has changed in recent years to accommodate an increasing number of working parents, the workplace itself must also adapt. Sheila Kamerman and Alfred Kahn, two of the most respected authorities on work and the American family, explore in this study the ways in which the workplace
Work and the Workplace
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: Sheila H. Akabas, Paul A. Kurzman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-12 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Sheila H. Akabas and Paul A. Kurzman present a comprehensive look at the ways in which management, labor organizations, government, and the social work profession can better respond to the needs of workers and their families and communities. Focusing on the social, psychological, and economic conditions of the workplace, this
Fetal Protection in the Workplace
Language: en
Pages: 225
Authors: Robert H. Blank
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-18 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

This thoughtful book grapples with the contentious issue of fetal protection policy in the workplace, contrasting the right of the mother to control her life against the right of the fetus to occupy a risk-free environment. By describing the history of sex discrimination in the American workplace and examining current
Expanding the Boundaries of Work-Family Research
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Steven Poelmans, Jeffrey Greenhaus, Mireia Las Heras Maestro
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-02 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

"Offering a bold look at the future, this volume is a 'white book' for international work-family research and practice. It provides guidelines for future research, focusing on applied, international work-family research, with special attention to the cross-cultural dimension. With vision chapters written by thought leaders in the field, it is
Handbook of Marriage and the Family
Language: en
Pages: 821
Authors: Marvin B. Sussman, Suzanne K. Steinmetz, Gary W. Peterson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-29 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

In a thoroughgoing revision of the first edition of this classic text and reference, published by Plenum in 1987, the editors have assembled a distinguished group of contributors to address such topics as past, present, and future perspectives on family diversity; theory and methods of the family; changing family patterns