While politics seeks to freeze and distort and polarize the change, Gerson shows a textured, flexible, uncertain and shifting reality that challenges all our assumptions.
Gerson Kathleen (EN). In the controversial public debate over modern American families, the vast changes in family life-the rise of single, two-paycheck, and same-sex parents-have often been blamed for declining morality and unhappy children.
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The Unfinished Revolution offers clear recommendations for the kinds of workplace and community changes that would best bring about a more egalitarian family life – a new flexibility at work and at home that benefits families, encourages a thriving economy, and helps women.
The Unfinished Revolution offers clear recommendations for the kinds of workplace and community changes that would best bring about a more egalitarian family life – a new flexibility at work and at home that benefits families, encourages a thriving economy, and helps women and men integrate love and work. Work and Occupations.
Kathleen Gerson is Professor of Sociology and Collegiate Professor of Arts and Science at New York University. The author of No Man's Land: Men's Changing Commitments to Family and Work and Hard Choices: How Women Decide about Work, Career, and Motherhood, she frequently contributes to such media as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, National Public Radio, and CNN. Funda kabanzi.
Another great book by Kathleen Gerson! In her exploration of work, family, gender change among young adults, she concludes with two major findings. First, the families that are the most successful are those that are the most flexible. Rather than adhering to rigid gender roles, these families are able to adjust behaviors based on their families' particular circumstances, which are bound to change over the life course
Gerson conducted in-depth interviews with 120 men and women between the ages of 18 and 32. Her subjects came from a wide variety of family backgrounds, and many experienced significant transformations in family structure over the course of their lives due to changes in employment, marriage and divorce. Despite their diversity, some common themes emerged.
In The Unfinished Revolution Gerson examines how 'social shifts have created both opportunities for gender . The book is divided into two sections: the first examines the different childhoods the respondents experienced.
In The Unfinished Revolution Gerson examines how 'social shifts have created both opportunities for gender flexibility and new conflicts between breadwinning and caretaking' (p. 99). Using data from in-depth interviews with 120 young adults in the United States she looks at how they are using their experiences of growing up during the 'gender revolution' of the 1980s to shape their own lives. Part two looks at how the young people are building their adult lives based around what they learnt from their own family backgrounds.
Автор: Gerson Kathleen Название: The Unfinished Revolution: Coming of. .
The Unfinished Revolution makes clear recommendations for a new flexibility at work and at home that benefits families, encourages athriving economy, and helps women and men integrate love and work
The gender revolution is not in a stall. The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 guaranteed covered workers up to 12 weeks unpaid leave after a child’s birth or adoption or in case of a family illness. Although only about half the total work force was eligible, it seemed a promising start.